Wine "Villa Antinori", Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva, 2012
Wine of intense ruby red color.
The taste of wine is bright, expressive, with fruity tones, supple tannins and a long, lingering aftertaste with light oak notes.
The wine has a rich flavor, which harmoniously interwoven notes of red fruit, raspberries and blueberries, complemented by nuances of oak and spices, such as cloves.
Wine will be a harmonious couple different dishes of meat, game and mature cheeses.
With the opening of the new cellars of Chianti Classico, Antinori family wanted to pay tribute to a long tradition and is embodied in the wine "Villa Antinori" Chianti Classico Riserva. For the first time the wine was released in 1928 and produced until 2000. Since 2010, resumed production of this delicious wine.
The wine is made from a blend of three grape varieties - Sangiovese (90%), Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. After harvest, the berries are careful pressing, then immediately begins fermentation in yeast. Contact with the skins lasts 12 days at a temperature not exceeding 30 ° C. 60% of the wine is aged in small barrels made from old French and Hungarian oak. Vintage 2011 was butillirovan in the cellars of Antinori Chianti Classico in Bargino near Florence in July 2013.
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 past for its value. The world-renowned wine expert Robert Parker said that «Antinori, no doubt, the greatest name in Italian winemaking. During the Antinori wine tasting takes place the main thing - quality wines inoculated understanding. "