Wine "Tignanello", Toscana IGT, 2011
Wine of intense ruby red color with purple reflections.
Taste wine attractive, rich, harmonious, with tonic acidity, supple tannins and a persistent finish.
The aroma of the wine reveals fruity notes of cherry and plum, mint and a distinct addition to the nuances of liquorice.
The wine goes well with red meats, game and cheeses.
"Tignanello" - the first wine from the Sangiovese, which have become aged in barrels. This modern, experimental blend of "non-traditional" blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet, as well - this is one of the first red wines made in Chianti without the use of white grapes. In the first vintage "Tignanello" - from 1971 to 1975 - attended blended varieties such as Malvasia and Trebbiano.
Wine "Tignanello" is made only in the best years, is used for its manufacture mature grape vines with excellent quality. These vines are grown exclusively in one area in the heart of the Chianti Classico between the valleys of the rivers Pesa and Greve, which occupies 47 hectares of south-western exposure at an altitude of 350 to 400 meters above sea level. Vineyard soil composed of limestone and tuff. Berries are carefully selected during the harvest, which in 2010 began in late September. The fermentation proceeds at a temperature of 27 ° C in order to preserve the most common fruit flavors. During fermentation used delestazh and transfer wort pump. After alcoholic fermentation, the wine is moved into oak barrels, where in January performed malolactic fermentation. Aging wine in oak barrels lasts 12-14 months, and after careful tasting of each barrel of wine is bottled and aged for another year in the bottle. Storage capacity of the vintage of 2011 - at least until 2025.
Antinori - the oldest winery in Tuscany, it has been producing wine for more than 600 years! Many wine Antinori through an innovative approach and a virtuoso tea blends made literally revolutionized the wine market. Most Antinori wines are not inferior in its properties to the best examples of Bordeaux, although it compares favorably to the last of its value. The world-renowned wine expert Robert Parker said that "Antinori - undoubtedly the greatest name in Italian winemaking. During the Antinori wine tasting takes place the main thing - instilled understanding of quality wines."