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Monte Antico 2009 IGT Toscana
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  Monte Antico 2009 IGT Toscana
Item Number:26 30 112 09
Our Price:$12.95
Discounted Case Price:$143.40 - 8% off!
($11.95 per bottle)
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EXPERT RATING
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Monte Antico 2009 IGT Toscana
A perpetual Best Buy and a frequent selection for the Top 100 lists, Monte Antico is a Tuscan gem that over delivers vintage after vintage. Made from a selection of Tuscanyís finest vineyard sites, a blend of 85% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 5% Merlot, Monte Antico is Neil & Maria Empsonís tribute to Tuscany. Importers of exceptional Italian wines for over thirty years the Empsons have grown a strong affinity with Italian wines and its terrior. Maestro Franco Bernabei does the honors as winemaker, selecting the best grape lots, fermenting slowly and then aging the finished wine 1 year in oak (80% in Slavonian, 20% French) and at least 6 months in the bottle to achieve a graceful balance of voluptuous berry tones and a soft forward style thatís ideal with food. James Suckling just scored it 90 points saying "A fruity wine with black cherry, blueberry and hints of pepper. Full and velvety with a long and delicious finish. Acidity is well-integrated with the fruit. One of the best value wines from Tuscany. Screw cap. A blend of Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink now."

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Monte Antico 2006 Toscana IGT
 
3.4

(based on 34 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

76%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Balanced (20)
  • Smooth (18)
  • Clean (12)
  • Finish (4)
  • Big (3)

Cons

  • Thin (12)
  • Finish (8)
  • Harsh (3)
  • Too acidic (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (19)
  • Weeknight (14)
  • Entertaining (10)
  • Afternoon (5)
  • Gifts (5)
    • Pairs Well With:
    • Pizza and pasta (25), Beef (19), Poultry (10), Spicy food (8), Chocolate (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Aspiring enthusiast (24), Connoisseur (6), Casual drinker (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Love this.

I hesitate to state my real feelings as i am sure it will raise the price of my favorite. I have a small colllection of a hundred or so bottles. This is a very...Read complete review

I hesitate to state my real feelings as i am sure it will raise the price of my favorite. I have a small colllection of a hundred or so bottles. This is a very nice wine that goes very well with my favorite foods.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Just Right....

This wine is well-balanced...nothing stands out as bad, but nothing stands out as stellar either. It is just right for a wine that won't overwhelm you, but won't dissapoint you either. ...Read complete review

This wine is well-balanced...nothing stands out as bad, but nothing stands out as stellar either. It is just right for a wine that won't overwhelm you, but won't dissapoint you either. If you are searching for a super-tannic, BIG wine, this is not for you, but for a decent drinking European Red, this is great!

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(6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I Have Bought This Product Again

By Big Shoe

from North Carolina

About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Balanced
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Entertaining
    • Weeknight

    Comments about Monte Antico 2006 Toscana IGT:

    This wine cannot be matched at anything close to the price. I guarantee that most people would guess it costs a great deal more.

    • Gift:
    • No
    • Pairs Well With:
    • Beef, Pizza and Pasta, Spicy Food

    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Love this.

    By Mar Bee

    from Chicago, Illinois

    About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Balanced
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Entertaining
      • Everyday
      • Gifts
      • Weeknight

      Comments about Monte Antico 2009 Toscana IGT:

      I hesitate to state my real feelings as i am sure it will raise the price of my favorite. I have a small colllection of a hundred or so bottles. This is a very nice wine that goes very well with my favorite foods.

      • Pairs Well With:
      • Beef, Pizza and Pasta

      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Really like this wine

      By Deborah

      from Fernandina Beach, Florida

      About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Balanced
      • Clean
      • Easy
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • After Dinner
        • Afternoon
        • Entertaining
        • Everyday
        • Gifts
        • Special Occasions
        • Weeknight

        Comments about Monte Antico 2009 Toscana IGT:

        This is a wonderful all around wine.

        • Pairs Well With:
        • Beef, Chocolate, Pizza and Pasta, Poultry, Spicy Food

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Defintely earns its top 100 ranking!

        By Behr

        from Cheyenne, WY

        About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balanced
        • Clean
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Monte Antico 2006 Toscana IGT:

          This is a good every-day wine.

          • Gift:
          • No
          • Pairs Well With:
          • Beef, Game, Pizza and Pasta, Poultry, Seafood

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Just Right....

          By Al the Appraiser

          from Lodi, CA

          About Me Connoisseur

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Balanced
          • Clean
          • Smooth

          Cons

          • Thin

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Weeknight

          Comments about Monte Antico 2006 Toscana IGT:

          This wine is well-balanced...nothing stands out as bad, but nothing stands out as stellar either. It is just right for a wine that won't overwhelm you, but won't dissapoint you either. If you are searching for a super-tannic, BIG wine, this is not for you, but for a decent drinking European Red, this is great!

          • Gift:
          • No
          • Pairs Well With:
          • Game, Poultry, Seafood, Spicy Food

          (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Excellent value!

          By MikeS

          from fort pierce,fla

          About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Balanced
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Entertaining
            • Everyday

            Comments about Monte Antico 2006 Toscana IGT:

            Very smooth,low tannins. Will be ordering more

            • Pairs Well With:
            • Beef, Pizza and Pasta, Spicy Food

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Great Buy

            By BTDT

            from South Boston, VA

            About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Balanced

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about Monte Antico 2009 IGT Toscana:

              Great everyday wine. The quality exceeds the price.

              • Pairs Well With:
              • Pizza and Pasta, Spicy Food

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Really Smooth Soft Red

              By Teuf

              from Rancho Mirage, CA

              About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Balanced
              • Clean
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Afternoon
                • Entertaining
                • Everyday

                Comments about Monte Antico 2009 Toscana IGT:

                Delivered in short time with no issues

                • Pairs Well With:
                • Game, Pizza and Pasta, Poultry, Spicy Food

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Nice Full Bodied Italian Red

                By Big Red

                from Maggie Valley, NC

                About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Balanced
                • Big
                • Long Finish

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • After Dinner
                  • Everyday
                  • Weeknight

                  Comments about Monte Antico 2006 Toscana IGT:

                  I expected a nice Super Tuscan and that is what I got.

                  • Pairs Well With:
                  • Beef, Pizza and Pasta, Poultry

                  (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Nice Italian Red

                  By Tom

                  from New Cumberland, PA

                  About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Balanced
                  • Clean
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                  • Short Finish
                  • Thin

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday
                  • Weeknight

                  Comments about Monte Antico 2006 Toscana IGT:

                  Nice everyday red.

                  • Gift:
                  • No
                  • Pairs Well With:
                  • Pizza and Pasta, Poultry, Spicy Food

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                    technical question. i buy the wine i pay for the wine, i review the wine, all your emails come to me and then when i write a review it puts my wifes picture and name next to it . how do you do that ?>

                    thanks , Mike
                    Asked on 8/30/2014 by Mike from Chicago

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Hi Mike - thanks for your question! Do you by any chance have a shared email address? That could bring your wife's info to your review if she has bought from us or reviewed wine from us in the past. Cheers!

                      Answered on 9/2/2014 by Strumerika from Mount Kisco
                  • Monte Antico 2009 IGT Toscana

                    Q:

                    WHat is the difference between the Monte Antico Toscana and the Monte Antico Rosso?
                    Asked on 5/18/2013 by Powell from New Bern, NC

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      No difference. Toscana means Tuscan and Rosso means red, but it's the same wine.

                      Answered on 5/20/2013 by Josh from Wine Express
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