Wine Castelgiocondo Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Riserva 2004
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Amazingly beautiful ruby color wine highlights pomegranate glitter around the edges.
When tasting wine velvety warmth envelops the sky, and the taste is revealed with a harmonious balance of fine tannins, alcohol and bright acidity. Long aftertaste accompanied by pleasant hints of ripe fruit.
Multi-layered aroma of wine at the beginning finds himself berry-fruity - prunes, blackberries, currants, canned cherries and raspberries, which will eventually give way to notes of vanilla, roasted coffee beans, cocoa and tobacco leaf.
Wine is perfect for red meat, roast game and mature cheeses.
Castelgiocondo Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2004 - an amazing well-balanced and rich wine that is made from hand-picked, carefully selected grapes. The vineyard is situated at an altitude of 350-420 meters and has a limestone and sandy soils and south-eastern exposure. The average age of the vines - 26 years.
2004 was distinguished by favorable conditions, sunny days in September provided a rich aroma and taste of the grapes. In addition, sudden changes in day and night temperatures have enriched the diversity of wine flavors. Tannins were filled with sunlight, and the grapes ripen slowly and naturally, giving a vintage 2004 special elegance. The grapes were harvested this year in the first week of September. Fermentation of wine took place in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature for 10 days. The wine is aged in barrels of Slavonian and French oak for 4 years, then another 1 year in bottles.
Kasteldzhokondo - is the greatest possession, producing Brunello di Montalcino wine, it belongs to the Marchesi de Frescobaldi economy since 1989. With its location and the considerable length of vineyards Kasteldzhokondo is at the forefront of winemaking and on new technologies for growing vines, and in terms of the equipment used. It produces truly modern wine - elegant, balanced, full-bodied and has a rich flavor.
Wine-making - not that other, as communication 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 the name of Frescobaldi is strongly linked with the history of art, culture and commerce in the region. Frescobaldi always successfully combines extensive experience with innovation. In the 14th century they delivered their wines to the English crown, as well as the courts of many European countries.
Since the second half of the 20th century, the Frescobaldi were the main actors of the Tuscan winemaking, one of the first planted grape varieties such as Chardonnay, Cabernet, Merlot and Pinot using 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 that eksportiruyutsyaya in more than 60 countries around the world.