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Monteraponi

Region:

Italy

Appellations:

Chianti Classico, Tuscany

Colour Range:

Red, Sweet, White

Price Range:

£40.00 - £330.00

Number of Wines:

26 wines

Monteraponi

The Chianti farmhouse of Monteraponi, an ancient medieval hamlet, situated on the hill of the same name, once belonged to Baron Ugo, Marquis of Tuscany in the tenth century. It was not until 2003, however, that current owner Michele Braganti produced and commercialised the estate’s own bottlings. The vineyard had been in family hands since 1974 but the fruit was previously sold off to other growers. The vineyard area, all in the commune of Radda in Chianti Classico, spans 12 hectares. The wines are planted as high as 570 metres above sea level, some of the very highest in the Chianti Classico, on a mixture of hard Albarese and softer Galestro limestone soils. The estate is certified organic and the wines are made in a traditional, low tech and gentle way. After hand harvesting and gentle pressing, spontaneous fermentation is carried out in cement vats where it continues to macerate and infuse with the skins for between 25 days (for the regular Chianti Classico) up to 40 to 45 days for the Campitello Riserva and Baron d’Ugo. The wines are then racked off into large used French and Slavonian oak casks for 16 months for the Chianti CLassico, 24-26 months for Il Campitello Riserva and 36 months for the Baron d’Ugo. In no time at all Monteraponi have already hit cult status in Italy for their dazzlingly pure, characterful Chianti Classicos. These are some of the region’s most exciting, vivid and age-worthy wines.

Monteraponi

Col. Vint.
Wine / Producer Appellation / Region
Format Cs. Btls. Price Tax
Monteraponi
  2011
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Format Price Tax
1x150cl 9 0 £95.00 ib Buy
1x150cl 6 0 £99.46 dp Buy
  2012
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Format Price Tax
6x75cl 0 3 £290.00 ib Buy
  2013
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Format Price Tax
1x150cl 10 0 £85.00 ib Buy
6x75cl 7 2 £235.00 ib Buy
  2013
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Format Price Tax
1x150cl 10 0 £115.00 ib Buy
1x300cl 4 0 £240.00 ib Buy
6x75cl 10 0 £330.00 ib Buy
  2014
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Format Price Tax
12x75cl 3 0 £210.00 ib Buy
  2014
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Format Price Tax
6x75cl 10 2 £235.00 ib Buy
6x75cl 0 5 £248.39 dp Buy
  2015
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Format Price Tax
1x150cl 10 0 £90.00 ib Buy
6x75cl 10 0 £255.00 ib Buy
  2015
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Format Price Tax
1x150cl 9 0 £115.00 ib Buy
6x75cl 10 1 £330.00 ib Buy
  2016
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Format Price Tax
1x150cl 10 0 £90.00 ib Buy
6x75cl 10 5 £255.00 ib Buy
  2016
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Format Price Tax
12x75cl 10 6 £185.00 ib Buy
  2017
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Format Price Tax
1x150cl - - £90.00 ep Buy
6x75cl - - £255.00 ep Buy
  2017
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Format Price Tax
12x75cl 10 11 £185.00 ib Buy
  NV
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Format Price Tax
12x75cl 10 7 £125.00 ib Buy
  2015
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Format Price Tax
6x75cl 9 3 £200.00 ib Buy
6x75cl 8 4 £200.00 ib Buy
  2006
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Format Price Tax
1x37.5cl 8 0 £40.00 ib Buy
1x37.5cl 2 0 £42.23 dp Buy

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