• "Cantaloro" Rosso Toscana IGT 2016 (BIO)

      “Cantaloro” Rosso Toscana IGT 2016 (BIO)

      Intense ruby red colour with a bouquet reminiscent of wild fruit, accompanied by fresh grass and fine spice notes, accompanied by a hint of cedar wood. Its taste is wonderfully round, harmonious, full-bodied and rich in silky tannins. SUPERIORE.DE

      This vintage has not been rated yet.
      The 2015 vintage received the following awards:

      • James Suckling:92 points
      • Grape Varieties: 34% Prugnolo Gentile, 33% Merlot, 33% Cabernet Sauvignon
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: 5 months Tonneau
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 31,60 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,58 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 66 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,61
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022+
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09912416 · 0,75 l · 11,63 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      8,72 €
    • "Cantaloro" Bianco Toscana IGT 2018 (BIO)

      “Cantaloro” Bianco Toscana IGT 2018 (BIO)

      Intense straw yellow. Full bouquet of almond blossom, some pineapple and white fruits. Vibrant on the palate, with nice freshness and acidity, again very full-bodied and complex with an interesting long finish. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Plenty of lemon-tart and green-apple aromas and flavors follow through to a medium body, good fruit and a fresh finish." James Suckling

      • James Suckling:90 points
      • Grape Variety: Trebbiano, Malvasia, Sangiovese, Grechetto
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: 4 months stainless steel tank
      • Development: Stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 12,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 21,65 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 6,25 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,35 g/l
      • Sulfite: 85 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,55
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2021
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09910618 · 0,75 l · 12,67 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shipping4 units available

      9,50 €
    • "Cantaloro" Bianco Toscana IGT 2019 (BIO)

      “Cantaloro” Bianco Toscana IGT 2019 (BIO)

      Intense straw yellow. Full bouquet of almond blossom, some pineapple and white fruits. Vibrant on the palate, with nice freshness and acidity, again very full-bodied and complex with an interesting long finish. SUPERIORE.DE

      • James Suckling:89 points
      • Grape Variety: Trebbiano, Malvasia, Sangiovese, Grechetto
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: 4 months stainless steel tank
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 12,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 22,15 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 6,15 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,28 g/l
      • Sulfite: 82 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,48
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09910619 · 0,75 l · 12,93 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      9,70 €
    • "Cantaloro" Rosato Toscana IGT 2019 (BIO)

      “Cantaloro” Rosato Toscana IGT 2019 (BIO)

      Soft pink with an onion shimmer. Very regionally scented Sangiovese nose, with small red berries, strawberry and dog rose. Fresh and lively, fruity and palatable on the palate with an irresistible flow. SUPERIORE.DE

      "A dry, layered rosé with light dried peaches, pears and apples. It’s medium bodied, fruity and delicious." James Suckling

      • James Suckling:90 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: 4 months stainless steel tank
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 12,00 % vol
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09913919 · 0,75 l · 12,93 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      9,70 €
    • Rosso di Montepulciano DOC 2017 (BIO)

      Rosso di Montepulciano DOC 2017 (BIO)

      Brilliant ruby red, delicate aroma of ripe fruit, beautifully balanced taste, harmonious and long. A wonderful, uncomplicated drinking pleasure. SUPERIORE.DE

      "This is crisp and beautiful with crushed raspberry and lemon-rind aromas and flavors. Medium body. Easy finish. From biodynamically grown grapes." James Suckling

      • James Suckling:90 points
      • Grape Varieties: 85% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo, 5% Mammolo
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: 4 months barrique
      • Development: Barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 31,25 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,25 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,28 g/l
      • Sulfite: 88 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,50
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09912517 · 0,75 l · 14,17 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      10,63 €
    • Rosso di Montepulciano DOC 2018 (BIO)

      Rosso di Montepulciano DOC 2018 (BIO)

      Brilliant ruby red, delicate aroma of ripe fruit, beautifully balanced taste, harmonious and long. A wonderful, uncomplicated drinking pleasure. SUPERIORE.DE

      "A beautiful Rosso di Montepulciano with fresh cherry, orange-peel and floral character. It’s medium-bodied with fine, delicate tannins and a citrusy undertone at the finish." James Suckling

      • James Suckling:92 points
      • Grape Varieties: 85% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo, 5% Mammolo
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: 4 months barrique
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 31,25 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,25 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,28 g/l
      • Sulfite: 88 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,50
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2024
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09912518 · 0,75 l · 14,17 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      10,63 €
    • Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG 2016 (BIO)

      Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG 2016 (BIO)

      Simply delicious is the Nobile from Avignonesi, with the 2016 vintage certified organic for the first time: clean fragrance performance with an extremely appealing aroma spectrum, hearty taste, smooth flow and gentle finish. SUPERIORE.DE

      "A bright, pretty Vino Nobile showing rose petals, tulips and orange zest. Taut tannins draw out fine layers of firm tannins, coating the vibrant fruit in sparkling acidity. Medium-bodied and medium chewy. Crunchy on the finish." James Suckling

      "Fragrant and loaded with finesse, this has enticing aromas of dark-skinned berry, violet, camphor and whiffs of pipe tobacco. The vibrant, linear palate has great tension, delivering juicy Morello cherry, crushed mint, orange zest and star anise framed in taut, fine-grained tannins. It's balanced, with bright acidity." Wine Enthusiast

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • James Suckling:93 points
      • Wine Enthusiast:93 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 18 months tonneau
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 30,25 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 4,85 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,05 g/l
      • Sulfite: 79 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,62
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2026+
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09912616 · 0,75 l · 25,87 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      19,40 €
    • "Il Marzocco" Chardonnay Toscana IGT 2019 (BIO)

      “Il Marzocco” Chardonnay Toscana IGT 2019 (BIO)

      Golden yellow, wide, floral bouquet with fine wood notes and distinct aromas of light fruit and freshly baked brioche. Full, round and persistent on the palate with elegant structure, very long. SUPERIORE.DE

      "A creamy, fruity white with sliced cooked apples, lemons and hints of vanilla. It’s full-bodied, layered and delicious." James Suckling

      • James Suckling:92 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: 3 months wooden barrel
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 21,52 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 4,75 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,15 g/l
      • Sulfite: 78 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,40
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2028+
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09910219 · 0,75 l · 36,27 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      27,20 €
    • "La Banditella" Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG 2016 (BIO)

      “La Banditella” Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG 2016 (BIO)

      Shortly after the turn of the millennium, Avignonesi planted four new wine plots, which after long research and experimentation were identified as the best to produce the future cru-mobiles of the house. Their names are Banditella, Caprile, El Grasso and Oceano. Each of them gives an exciting impression of the complex terroir around the small town of Montepulciano and the results impressively demonstrate the potential of the region, which has long been in the shadow of Montalcino.

      La Banditella comes from soils of maritime origin, rich in clay, silt and limestone. The vines grow at about 320 m above sea level in a northern orientation. SUPERIORE.DE

      "One of five limited production, single-vineyard offerings from Avignonesi, the north-facing Banditella vineyard is the last to ripen. It sits at 300 to 320 metres above sea level and the soil is sandy with abundant pebbles and varying degrees of calcium-carbonate. This is a fragrant, vertical wine with nuances of rosehip, violets and mint, along with refreshing acidity asserting itself throughout. Though the tannins aren't immense, they are firm and powdery in texture. The subtle rustic edge remains charming and a saline finish lingers with herb blossoms." Decanter

      "This is polished and lush, with plum, black cherry, iron and tobacco flavors, accented by smoky oak. Balanced, but give this a year or two to integrate more fully. Offers a firm, lingering finish." Wine Spectator

      "Aromas of cherries, smoke and hints of tobacco and fresh herbs. Full body. Tangy and chewy with lovely intensity and length. Shows energy and freshness. From biodynamically grown grapes." James Suckling

      • Wine Spectator :93 points
      • James Suckling:94 points
      • Decanter :92 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: 22 months Tonneau
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 32,85 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,15 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,10 g/l
      • Sulfite: 85 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,48
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2030
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09914116 · 0,75 l · 47,96 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shipping< 24 units available

      35,97 €
    • "Oceano" Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG 2016 (BIO)

      “Oceano” Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG 2016 (BIO)

      Shortly after the turn of the millennium, Avignonesi planted four new wine plots, which after long research and experimentation were identified as the best to produce the future cru-mobiles of the house. Their names are Banditella, Caprile, El Grasso and Oceano. Each of them gives an exciting impression of the complex terroir around the small town of Montepulciano and the results impressively demonstrate the potential of the region, which has long been in the shadow of Montalcino.

      Oceano comes from soils of maritime origin, rich in clay, silt and limestone. The vines grow at about 300 m above sea level in a north-western orientation. Just 3,379 bottles were filled with vintage 2016. SUPERIORE.DE

      "An elegant style, offering strawberry, cherry, leather and earth flavors, shaded by vanilla and toasty oak notes. Balanced, with subtle, refined tannins gracing the extended finish." Wine Spectator

      "Avignonesi has always vinified their different plots separately, assembling them after ageing. In 2015 however, the estate started bottling small quantities of several single vineyards separately in order to show the nuances of Montepulciano. Oceano is made from small, bush-trained vines at 290 metres on limestone-rich clay. It's darkly fruited, all blackberry and black currants, yet lifted by accents of orange zest. The fruit is polished, round and powerful, rending the wine gracious rather than austere. Vigorous, clayey tannins cling to the palate but this finishes on a fresh, tangy note." Decanter

      "Love the blueberry and strawberry character with hints of cream and toffee. Medium-bodied, integrated and finely grained with a beautiful, creamy texture. Hint of bitterness at the end. From biodynamically grown grapes." James Suckling

      • Wine Spectator :90 points
      • James Suckling:95 points
      • Decanter :93 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: 22 months Tonneau
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 32,65 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,05 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,05 g/l
      • Sulfite: 85 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,42
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2030
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09914316 · 0,75 l · 47,96 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shipping< 24 units available

      35,97 €
    • "El Grasso" Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG 2016 (BIO)

      “El Grasso” Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG 2016 (BIO)

      Shortly after the turn of the millennium, Avignonesi planted four new wine plots, which after long research and experimentation were identified as the best to produce the future cru-mobiles of the house. Their names are Banditella, Caprile, El Grasso and Oceano. Each of them gives an exciting impression of the complex terroir around the small town of Montepulciano and the results impressively demonstrate the potential of the region, which has long been in the shadow of Montalcino.

      El Grasso comes from soils of maritime origin, rich in clay, silt and limestone. The vines grow at an altitude of about 300 m above sea level in a south-western orientation. Just 3,498 bottles were brought into the bottle from the 2016 vintage. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Supple, featuring burnished plum and cherry fruit, accented by a sweet smoky element. Though this firms up on the finish, where an iron note emerges, this remains elegant, in the modern style." Wine Spectator

      "A silky, refined red that’s firm and creamy in texture. Berries, strawberries and a hint of cedar on the nose and palate. Minerally. From biodynamically grown grapes." James Suckling

      • Wine Spectator :93 points
      • James Suckling:93 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: 22 months tonneau
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 32,65 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,25 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,15 g/l
      • Sulfite: 88 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,52
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2032+
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09914016 · 0,75 l · 47,96 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      35,97 €
    • "Desiderio" Merlot Toscana IGT 2016 (BIO)

      “Desiderio” Merlot Toscana IGT 2016 (BIO)

      Rich, dark ruby with a slight garnet shimmer, very dense bouquet, clear, concentrated and inviting, after noble dark chocolate, lots of blackberry. Intensive dark berry fruit notes on the palate, fine-grained tannin, subtle mineral tones. A great Merlot from the Cortona region with a long finish. SUPERIORE.DE

      "A rich, flavorful merlot with lots of crushed berries, raspberries and lemons. Medium body, silky tannins and a flavorful finish. Shows a cool, minerally undertone." James Suckling

      • Veronelli :92 points
      • James Suckling:93 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Merlot
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: 18 months barrique
      • Development: Barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 32,25 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,85 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,12 g/l
      • Sulfite: 77 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,45
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2032
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09913016 · 0,75 l · 51,85 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shipping< 24 units available

      38,89 €
    About the winemakers
    Avignonesi
    Tuscany | Montepulciano
    Avignonesi

    The estate is named after the Avignonesi family, who originally owned the estate in the 14th century. In later years it was possible to develop the viticulture further and to work out the true character of the terroir in Montepulciano. Today the company is one of the most prominent wine producers in Tuscany. In 2008, the Belgian jurist Virginie Saverys took over the winery completely from the Favo family in order to take the winery, renowned for its quality and innovative research, to a new level of excellence. The current owner, a convinced representative of organic farming and fair trade, immediately began to introduce sustainable methods in the vineyard and cellar.

    In the Avignonesi company, following acquisitions in recent years, the vines of around 200 hectares of vineyards are cultivated and monitored throughout the year by a motivated and well-trained team of experts. The most important vineyard is Le Capezzine, home to Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Rosso di Montepulciano, Vin Santo and Occhio di Pernice. In the plots of all growing regions, great care is taken to ensure that the grapes can grow naturally under the best conditions. No chemical herbicides, pesticides or fertilizers are used in the biodynamically operated company. In addition to viticulture, the restoration of the biodiversity of flora and fauna above and below ground is also very important to the employees.

    Since the 2013 harvest, the Tenuta Lodola in Valiano di Montepulciano has been the heart of the wine house. In the cellar there, fermentation is initiated by autochthonous yeasts from our own vineyards. All types of grapes are vinified separately before being added to other varieties after ripening. Sangiovese grapes age in large Slavonian oak barrels and 225 litre barriques. All the vinification processes are carefully accompanied by the Australian-born Ashleigh Seymour and the Florentine winemaker Matteo Giustiniani. The two oenologists can count on the expert advice of Giampaolo Chiettini for their work.

    The classic products of the Avignonesi winery are Vino Nobile, a pure Sangiovese, and Vino Nobile Riserva, a blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon. The Desiderio Cortona, made from Merlot and a small quantity of Cabernet Sauvignon, has also acquired a very good reputation among experts. The Vin Santo is legendary. SUPERIORE.DE

    "The Vin Santo - both the normal and the rare and very expensive Occhio di Pernice - is undisputedly the finest in Tuscany." Hugh Johnson.

    Facts

    • Year of foundation: 1974
    • Owner: Virginie Saverys
    • Oenologists: Ashleigh Seymour, Matteo Giustiniani and Giampaolo Chiettini
    • Vineyard: approx. 200 hectares
    • Biodynamic cultivation