Wine Fattoria di Basciano, Chianti Rufina DOCG, 2019
Wine rich ruby color.
The taste of wine is soft, dense, rounded, with a velvety tannin structure, expressive acidity and a long, elegant berry aftertaste.
The wine has a pleasant fruity aroma with notes of ripe cherry, blackberry and blueberry, which comes to replace the nuances of cotton candy, nutmeg, cloves and coffee beans.
Wine is preferably supplied to the barbecue, grilled red meat, stews, beef stew or aged cheeses. Before serving, aeration is recommended.
"Nipozzano" Chianti Rufina Riserva is produced near Florence Castello di Nipotstsano, the flagship sector Frescobaldi family, is a symbol of the long history of the house Frescobaldi and a symbol of traditional Tuscan winemaking.
Wine "Nipotstsano" Riserva included in the list of "Tor-100" influential magazine "Wine Spectator", and was named "Wine of the Year", heading "Top 100" by "Wine Enthusiast".
Vineyards Castello di Nipotstsano located at an altitude of 250 to 500 meters above sea level and covers 250 hectares of south-eastern exposure. The soil is dry, stony, clay-calcareous, well-drained. Planting density ranges from 2,500 to 6,000 vines per hectare. Harvesting for creating wine "Nipotstsano" Chianti Rufina Riserva 2011 was completed in early October. Fermentation for each class separately made in stainless steel tanks for 13 days at or below 30 ° C, then was held 25-day maceration with frequent pumping and malolactic fermentation. The wine was soaked first 24 months in two- and three-year barriques and then 3 months in bottle. Storage capacity of the vintage 2011 is 12.8 years. Before serving, aeration is recommended.
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 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 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 wine, 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, which are exported to more than 60 countries.
The estate has been owned by the Fattoria di Basciano by the Mazi family since 1900. The farm is located in the heart of Chianti Rufina on a hilltop overlooking the Argomenna Valley on one side and the right bank of the Cito River on the other. The vineyards grow on marl soils at an altitude of 300 meters above sea level. The microclimate, characterized by little rainfall and a significant range of temperatures in summer, is ideal for growing ripe berries. The total area of the farm is 70 hectares, of which 30 hectares are vineyards, 20 hectares - olive groves and 20 hectares - forest.
Today, Masi Renzo products are popular and successful in many countries, and their high quality has been confirmed by numerous medals and international wine critics.