Sons of Eden Studium Montepulciano 2018

$58.00

Studium, a place of study.

Hand-picked, destemmed with 10% whole bunch clusters, cold soaked for 5 days, naturally fermented for 20 days. Pressed to 500 litre French Puncheon barrels for 12 months unhindered maturation. Bottled without finings and filtration.

A powerful Montepulciano, has perfumed aromatics with a rich and structural palate.

Eden Valley – sub-region Moculta | Altitude: 370m above sea level | Aspect: northerly aspect | Soil: heavy red loam over limestone | Vine Age: 25 years-old | Row Orientation: east-west | Pruning: single wire spur pruned.

95 Points

Sam Kim, Wine Orbit

This is perfumed and inviting on the nose showing red plum, warm spice, vanilla and cedar notes, followed by a succulent palate that’s silky and lingering. Beautifully framed by chalky tannins, finishing structured and lingering. At its best: now to 2032.