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Il Pollenza Porpora

2012 Intense nose with notes of ripe fruit, cherry jam, interwoven with fine spices, tobacco and licorice.
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$32.00 / Bottle   $384.00 / Case
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Rising amidst the gorgeous landscape of the Macerata hills, is the gorgeous 16th century building that is the centerpiece of the estate of Il Pollenza winery, producers of exquisite and elegant wines in Italy’s Marche region. The history of the estate goes back to the time of Napoleon and beyond. Spread over splendidly picturesque hills in the Marche, the centerpiece is a beautifully restored 16th century building designed by Sangallo

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The site of the winery was the battlefield for the famous Battle of Tolentino, fought in May, 1815 with the Neapolitan army, led by His Royal Highness King Joachim Murat pitted against Austrian troops led by Baron Federico Bianchi. What remains in Tolentino are the gloriously restored buildings of the Il Pollenza estate and its state of the art winery. Il Pollenza exudes a sincere passion for the land and a commitment to the best cultivation techniques, resulting in wines that reflect the highest in quality and flavor.

Il Pollenza estate was purchased by Count Brachetti-Peretti more than twenty years ago from the house of Antici Mattei and its principality.

Porpora is made from a blend of Merlot and Montepulciano.