Wine "Giramonte", Toscana IGT, 2006
Wine is incredibly brilliant, opaque purple-ruby color.
The wine has a rich, smooth taste with velvety tannins and good length.
The wine has an intense aroma with notes of wild cherry and blackberry, complemented by notes of roasted hazelnuts, espresso beans, chocolate, vanilla and cocoa butter, with spicy nuances of cloves.
The wine goes well with most meat dishes, chicken in sauce, stuffed poultry, rabbits, and mature cheeses.
Wine Giramonte category of "super-premium" is created in the Tenuta di Castiglioni, ancient manor house Frescobaldi family, it is located 30 km north-west of Florence, in the area of Chianti Colli Fiorentini. Magnificent soil, an ideal microclimate and rigorous selection of grapes give a guarantee of the highest quality. There are rich and intense wine with a silky texture and endless aftertaste. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks under controlled temperature for 12 days. Maceration lasts 15-20 days. Malolactic fermentation takes place in barriques. The wine is aged for 14 months in new barriques and 6 months in bottle.
Additional awards: Giramonte 2000 gained 97 points from Luca Maroni, and also named "Best Italian red wine" in the Yearbook of the best Italian wines in 2003 by Luca Maroni.