Wine "Bramasole" Syrah, Cortona DOC, 2012
Beautiful wine, full of red.
The wine has a sweet and mild flavor with a long finish that shows delicate notes of liquorice and ripe fruit.
The wine has a beautiful aroma with chocolate tones.
The wine goes well with meat dishes - roast beef, lamb, game, grilled meat, grilled meat, stew in pots, veal with spices, sausage on the grill, as well as pastas, cheeses. With great taste, excellent wine to drink by itself.
Tenuta La Braccesca - one of the first acquisitions Antinori in 1990 - is located a few kilometers from Montepulciano, to the south-east of Tuscany, on the border with Umbria. Property has a total area of 380 hectares and consists of two parts: the historical center, located in the south of Montepulciano and occupies 86 hectares, planted with vines for the best Nobile di Montepulciano production, and 294 hectares of land between Montepulciano and Cortona, of which 151 hectares placed under vineyards at the foot of the hills surrounding the town of Cortona.
Excellent wine "Bramasole" made from grape varieties Syrah, grown on clay soil vineyards "La Braccesca", located in Cortona DOC at an altitude of about 290 meters above sea level. 2008 harvest was collected manually at the time of optimal ripening of the grapes in mid-September. With an average vine shoot from one to one and a half pounds, is very low yields, in which the berries show a great level of maturity and balance. After gentle pressing berries are a 7-day fermentation and cold maceration in contact with the skin in steel containers at a temperature not above 28 ° C. Then the wine is aged for 16 months in new French oak barrels. Vintage bottling took place in the summer of 2010.
Antinori family is part of the oldest wine honorable Association of Families (Primum Familiae Vini) and is engaged in winemaking for more than six years. Its history dates back to the company Antinori in 1385 and today it operates a representative of the 26th generation of the family - the Marquis Piero Antinori. Largely thanks to his talent and winemaker relentless pursuit of excellence, Italian wines are among the best examples of world winemaking, and the name Antinori became a symbol of innovation and quality. Today, the company owns several Antinori wine houses in various regions of Italy, as well as vineyards in Chile, California and Hungary. The company tries to keep the originality of wines specific to each area, and their main characteristics are quality and Italian elegance. Many wine Antinori through an innovative approach and a virtuoso tea blends literally revolutionized the wine on the market, and 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 - instilled understanding of quality wines."