A Renaissance pearl, a papal city, a center of Etruscan origin. Montepulciano, Pienza, Cortona. This is the historic terrain and culture of our wine. Nestled among hills and knolls, inspired by an ancient tradition of winemaking, our production of excellence has been cultivated here for over fifty years. Poliziano was started in 1961 with an initial nucleus of 22 hectares. It has grown over the years to reach its present size of 120 hectares, all planted in vineyards. Its name is an homage to the humanist poet Angelo Ambrogini (1454-1494), known as "Il Poliziano", who was born in Montepulciano.
There are approximately 30 hectares of vineyards clustered around the winery's buildings as well as a number of individual properties that range in size from eight to thirty hectares; together these constitute the entire property. The vines are planted at altitudes ranging from 280 to 400 metres above sea level, in an environment that is well suited to them, with soil that is primarily volcanic clay and slightly rocky. The geological survey of the Comune of Montepulciano identifies the most important sections of our property with the names: Asinone, Caggiole, Valiano, Lama, Casale and Pozzi.
Dark, impenetrable ruby. Upfront oak nose leaving little to the imagination. Marzipan cherry-fruit palate with fresh acidity, but the oak makes the finish a little dry. Less would have been more, but it certainly has length.
Grape variety: Merlot, Prugnolo, Gentile, Canaiolo Nero