Vecchia Cantina

Poggio Stella Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Sangiovese

8.733 ratings
8.52 pro ratings
Montepulciano, Siena, Tuscany, Italy
Sangiovese
Mushrooms, Manchego & Parmesan, Beef, Venison, White Rice, Potato, Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Pasta, Herbs, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Pungent Cheese, Chicken, Salami & Prosciutto, Soft Cheese, Duck, Tomato-Based, Pork, Chili & Hot Spicy, Lamb, Turkey, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
Nicole Ruiz Hudson

Licorice, dark fruits and tobacco. Structured w firm tannins -- this can definitely use decanting --- improved considerably w time in the glass. Had it with pasta, but think meat would be a better match for the tannins. Could also probably use more time in the bottle.

Licorice, dark fruits and tobacco. Structured w firm tannins -- this can definitely use decanting --- improved considerably w time in the glass. Had it with pasta, but think meat would be a better match for the tannins. Could also probably use more time in the bottle.

4 people found it helpfulDec 30th, 2015
Whitney H

Perfectly respectable

Perfectly respectable

Dec 16th, 2020
Sean Grullon

#garyveewineclub licorice, cherries, and some dark fruits with firm tannins and lingering acidity. Quite fruit-forward on the palate. The oak is unbalanced, but pairs very well with meaty tomato sauce pastas.

#garyveewineclub licorice, cherries, and some dark fruits with firm tannins and lingering acidity. Quite fruit-forward on the palate. The oak is unbalanced, but pairs very well with meaty tomato sauce pastas.

Apr 4th, 2018
Michael Connell

Strong finish, perfect rounded tones

Strong finish, perfect rounded tones

Feb 22nd, 2018
kim gottas

Not my style at all. So dry, almost bitter. $14.99 from Costco

Not my style at all. So dry, almost bitter. $14.99 from Costco

Nov 30th, 2017
Frank Gresik

Great find at Costco. Good structure, lots of ripe fruit and acid balance. Great with pasta and Ragu. Decant it for an hour and you will be pleased.

Great find at Costco. Good structure, lots of ripe fruit and acid balance. Great with pasta and Ragu. Decant it for an hour and you will be pleased.

Oct 5th, 2017
Jakub Kalinowski

Decent dried cherry & tobacco leaf. Surprising freshness for lack of fruit. Good balance & tannic grip. Quite drinkable for a poor vintage.

Decent dried cherry & tobacco leaf. Surprising freshness for lack of fruit. Good balance & tannic grip. Quite drinkable for a poor vintage.

Jul 16th, 2017
Денис Автономов

хороший фруктовый аромат - вишневый ликер, черные ягоды и сливовые косточки - продолжающийся во вкусе, среднее тело, легкие танины. Приятно. 89

хороший фруктовый аромат - вишневый ликер, черные ягоды и сливовые косточки - продолжающийся во вкусе, среднее тело, легкие танины. Приятно. 89

May 10th, 2017
Chris Miller

Really like this one

Really like this one

Apr 30th, 2017
Teresa G

Good drinkable red, smooth not real full. Medium body. $16

Good drinkable red, smooth not real full. Medium body. $16

Dec 28th, 2016