Private tasting of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano

Carpineto winery

017 Carpineto

3 times in Wine Spectator’s TOP 100

Perfect pairing custom luxury Tuscan menu

3 historic vintages bottles in wooden box

CARPINETO private tasting of “Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva”: 3 times in Wine Spectator’s TOP 100.

The few, the proud… of doing this emotional tasting: the only Vino Nobile di Montepulciano for 3 times in Wine Spectator TOP 100.

Introduction to corporate philosophy and history, guided by an expert.

Complete professional private visit of the vineyards and the cellar, with focus on the refinement processes in wood and in bottle.

Experiential tasting in a private tasting room overlooking the barrel room: 4 vintages of the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva DOCG.

Lunch in Montepulciano in an underground restaurant.

The menu has been tailored by Marco Tenerini and the Chef: classic Tuscan menu but modernized and designed specifically to perfectly match the wines of Carpineto.

TUSCANY

LOCATION:
CARPINETO Winery: Montepulciano (Siena)

STYLE OF EXPERIENCE:
RARE WINES -Vino Nobile di Montepulciano

DURATION:
Duration on-site (hours. ±1): 5

Experiential tasting in a underground room overlooking the barrels cellar: 4 vintages of 3 times in TOP 100 vertical wine tasting and perfect pairing-designed luxury Tuscan menu.

“Twilight” saga film location underground restaurant with top special pairing menù specifically designed to perfectly match the wines of Carpineto and enhance their exceptional characteristics.

Celebrative wooden box with 3 bottles of the TOP 100 vintages (for number of boxes, see price list). (Box available only HERE in the winery and for WFTI guests)

Wine Spectator TOP 100 2015 n.26, 93 pts.
Carpineto, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva 2010*.

Enticing aromas of sweet cherry, leather, spice and underbrush stay focused on the palate as this harmonious red unfolds. The hint of oak on the finish suggests this still has time to evolve. Offers a mineral-laced finish. Drink now through 2024.11,600 cases made. —BS

Wine Spectator TOP 100 2016 n.76, 93 pts.
Carpineto, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva 2011*.

A rich, powerful style, this evokes black cherry, black currant, plum, leather and tar flavors. Balanced and ready to enjoy, with lingering accents of spice and tobacco. Drink now through 2023. 15,000 cases made. —BS

Wine Spectator TOP 100 2018 n.11, 95 pts.
Carpineto Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva 2013*.

The stunning bouquet of ripe black cherry, black currant, leather and woodsy spice notes is enticing, while the sweet fruit is a match for the dense structure. The lengthy finish lingers, with tobacco, eucalyptus and iron accents. Drink now through 2030. 12,200 cases made. —BS

MENU “Carpineto’s top wines pairing” (example):

  • Vegetables from our organic garden (pairing wine: Farnito Chardonnay)
  • Smoked duck breast salad with rosemary, orange and fennel (pairing wine: Farnito Chardonnay)
  • Green peas “Absolute” Risotto, Cinta Senese cheek and roast juice (pairing wine: Chianti Classico Riserva)
  • Pienza Pecorino cheese Ravioli, pear and caramelized walnuts (pairing wine: Chianti Classico Riserva)
  • Wild Boar belly, parsnips sauce and seasonal vegetables Ratatouille (pairing wine: Brunello di Montalcino)
  • Doughnut sugar and cinnamon with vanilla ice cream (pairing wine: Farnito Vinsanto del Chianti)
  • Blanc Manger with raspberries sauce and almond Streusel (pairing wine: Farnito Vinsanto del Chianti)

This PRIVATE experience includes:

  • Guided tour of the entire winery and cellar
  • Wine Spectator’s TOP 100 wine for 3 times vertical tasting of 4 old vintages impossible to find elsewhere
  • Lunch in Montepulciano (the Twilight saga film location…) in an underground restaurant.
  • Celebrative wooden box with 3 bottles of the TOP 100 vintages (for number of boxes, see price list)

ON REQUEST

  • FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING IN LUXURY CAR, LIMO, VAN OR HELICOPTER with English speaking professional driver/pilot. Departure from any main location, example Rome, Civitavecchia, Livorno, La Spezia, Milan, Florence, Bologna, Venice etc.
  • PRO Photographer/videomaker
  • Mr. Marco Tenerini as your “emotional storytelling guide” for the whole day.

PRICES

From 760

Rates per person:

ADULT (≥18 yo):
Pax 2: € 1470 – includes 1 TOP 100 box (3 Bottles)
Pax 3: € 1120 – includes 1 TOP 100 box (3 Bottles)
Pax 4: € 1100 – includes 2 TOP 100 boxes (6 Bottles)
Pax 5: € 960 – includes 2 TOP 100 boxes (6 Bottles)
Pax 6: € 870 – includes 2 TOP 100 boxes (6 Bottles)
Pax 7: € 810 – includes 2 TOP 100 boxes (6 Bottles)
Pax 8: € 760 – includes 2 TOP 100 boxes (6 Bottles)
MINOR (10-17 yo): Pax € 210
INFANT (0-9 yo): Pax € 60

Prices for experience only; ask for transfers prices.
Just tell us how many people and your starting location.

SUPERSTARS

  • Wine Spectator’s TOP 100 wine for 3 times (in 2015, 2016, 2018) “Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva DOCG” vertical tasting of 4 old vintages (2007 – 2010 – 2013 – 2015) impossible to find elsewhere.
  • “Twilight” saga film location underground restaurant with custom special pairing menù.

TOP PRODUCTS

  • Wine Spectator’s TOP 100 2018 n.11, 95 pts. – Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva 2013.
  • Wine Spectator’s TOP 100 2016 n.76, 93 pts. – Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva 2011.
  • Wine Spectator’s TOP 100 2015 n.26, 93 pts. – Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva 2010.
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STEP BY STEP

  • Arrival in the location
  • Meeting with Ambassador
  • Welcome drink and/or coffee
  • Storytelling about history, philosophy, products and territory
  • Guided tour of the Farm
  • Guided tour of the Winery
  • Guided tour of the Cellars
  • Vertical wine tasting of old vintages
  • Receive your Celebrative wooden box with 3 bottles of the TOP100 vintages
  • Transfer to the external restaurant in the historical centre of Montepulciano, about 20 minutes driving on a scenic route
  • Full Lunch with wine pairing
  • Free time
  • Goodbye

SUPERSTARS

  • Wine Spectator’s TOP 100 wine for 3 times (in 2015, 2016, 2018) “Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva DOCG” vertical tasting of 4 old vintages (2007 – 2010 – 2013 – 2015) impossible to find elsewhere.
  • “Twilight” saga film location underground restaurant with custom special pairing menù.

TOP PRODUCTS

  • Wine Spectator’s TOP 100 2018 n.11, 95 pts. – Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva 2013.
  • Wine Spectator’s TOP 100 2016 n.76, 93 pts. – Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva 2011.
  • Wine Spectator’s TOP 100 2015 n.26, 93 pts. – Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva 2010.

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