Wine "Castelgiocondo" Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, 2011
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Wine brilliant ruby color with shades of vermilion.
The wine has a full, balanced flavor with a dense texture, elegant tannins and a long, warm finish with spicy and fruity notes.
The aroma of wine - assorted berry with dominant notes of blackberry and violet, complemented by nuances of black pepper, cardamom, juniper, roasted coffee beans and hazelnut.
Wine is recommended to bring to the big game, roasts and stews, goes well with cheese.
Elegant, well-balanced, the wine has excellent structure "Castelgiocondo" Brunello di Montalcino is made from carefully selected grapes Sangiovese, whose quality of this is a perfect altitude vineyards, well-drained soil and southwest exposure, is the best expression of this ancient grape variety. Sangiovese is going entirely by hand in the first week of October. Grapes for 12 days is fermented in stainless steel vats, then the wine is aged in French barriques and Slavonian oak barrels for long 4 years. After bottling, the wine is still about 4 months maturing in the cellars of the winery. Vintage 2009 will be at the peak of ripeness, from 2015 to 2025.
Kasteldzhakondo - one of the largest holdings Marchesi de Frescobaldi economy. With its location and the considerable length of vineyards Kasteldzhokondo at the forefront of winemaking and on new technologies for growing vines, and in terms of the equipment used.
Winery - it is nothing like communicating in the language of nature, and the family Marchesi de Frescobaldi wine mastered the language perfectly. For over 700 years, the family has been growing grapes in the heart of Tuscany, and its name is closely connected with the history of art, culture and commerce in the region. Frescobaldi always successfully combines extensive experience with innovation. In the XIV century they delivered their wines to the English crown, as well as the courts of many European countries.
Since the second half of the XX century Frescobaldi were the main actors in the development of Tuscan winemaking. They were among the first who planted grape varieties such as Chardonnay, Cabernet, Merlot and Pinot, and began to use new techniques in the production of wine. At this time, there was a significant increase in business Frescobaldi family. In 1989 they were acquired by the biggest economy in the region, Brunello, and in 1995 signed an agreement with a California winery joint venture in Tuscany for the production and distribution of Tuscan wines of the highest quality in the world market.
Today Frescobaldi own nine names located in the best areas of Tuscany. There are elite wines, which are exported to more than 60 countries.