2005 Sette Ponti Oreno Proprietary Red Wine
Proprietary Blend - 750ML

  • WS 95

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WS 95
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, October 2007
Gorgeous aromas of blackberry currant raspberry and just a hint of toasty oak and coffee. Full-bodied with supervelvety tannins and wonderful balance. The finish goes on and on. 40 percent Cabernet Sauvignon 40 percent... Gorgeous aromas of blackberry currant raspberry and just a hint of toasty oak and coffee. Full-bodied with supervelvety tannins and wonderful balance. The finish goes on and on. 40 percent Cabernet Sauvignon 40 percent Merlot and 20 percent Sangiovese. Best after 2011. 3160 cases made.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Vintage 2005

Winery

Sette Ponti

Tenuta Sette Ponti sits in the land of Sangiovese and Chianti, not far from the historic town of Arezzo. The estate received its name from Antonio F. Moretti, who wanted to pay homage to the so-called Road Sette Ponti (Seven Bridges), which connects the banks of the River Arno between Florence and Arezzo.

Tenuta Sette Ponti holds 330 hectares of land, of which more than 50 are planted with vineyards—tended entirely without mechanization. Included are Sangiovese, but also some great "internationals", such as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, and a small selection of other varieties. The soil composition has a heterogeneous structure, well combined between clay, sand, limestone, and typical Chianti stone Galestro.

The grapes undergo a “one by one” manual selection when they arrive in the cellars. An open vat fermentation is preferred along with a gentle pressing to get the best aroma from the grapes without bitterness or excessive drying.