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Wine "Tassinaia", Toscana IGT, 2004, 1.5 L

SKU:w21225
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$ 67
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Ratings and Awards
WS 91
RP 91
W&S 91
WE 92
JR 17
GR 2
82 ratings for other vintages
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Tasting Notes

Color

Wine deep, rich strawberry-red color.

Taste

Wine charms rich sensual taste, which complement each other elegantly fruity and spicy notes of plum, cherry, vanilla and cedar. Wine perfectly balanced, soft tannins and acidity are the light background for the main bunch, and continue to be felt in a long elegant finish.

Aroma

In a stunning wine infused flavor notes of raspberries, blackberries, black currants, herbs and resins tobacco.

Gastronomy

Wine perfectly revealed in conjunction with the lamb chops with mushrooms, venison, meat dishes, game, oily fish or steak cooked on the grill.

Interesting Facts

"Tassinaia", 2004 - it is red "Supertuscan" wine created from a blend of grape varieties Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot represented in almost equal proportions. The vineyards are located at an altitude of 100 meters above sea level. For soils are characterized by high content of stones, and the name of the wine means "stony ground" and two green bands on the label symbolize Terrichcho meadows. The exposition of different areas favorable for red varieties Climate: warm enough, with winds from the sea. The harvest begins in late September. Each of the grades collected manually between its maximum maturation. After careful sorting the berries are separated from the ridges. The fermentation process takes place at a temperature of 30 ° C in stainless steel. Each of the three kinds of fermented separately. The wine is aged for 14 months in French oak barrels and then another for almost six months in bottles. The wine should be drunk during the period from 2011 to 2015.

The first mention of the manor Terriccio belongs to the Middle Ages. The estate is situated on a very unusual place, where long ago settled Etruscan mines, mining copper and iron here. Many centuries ago, this area was famous for a large number of wolves living in the vicinity. Some of wolf dens, called "lupo", located directly on the estate. Kill the wolf was only possible in the first few minutes after he came out of the den, drove him into a trap. This is the place near wolf dens and was called "lupikaya."

In 1921, Castello del Terriccio became the property of the family Rossi, while here grow different crops, including olives and grapes. The current owner - Dr. Jean Anibal Rossi di Medelana - decided to concentrate solely on wine. Carlo Ferrini, consultant Castello del Terriccio, based on their talent and rich traditions of the winery, has created two delicious wines, famous throughout the world - "Lupicaia" and "Tassinaia", they are the hallmark of Castello del Terriccio.

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