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Tenuta Frescobaldi di Castiglioni Toscana IGT 2014, Marchesi de' Frescobaldi, Tuscany

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Tenuta Frescobaldi di Castiglioni Toscana IGT 2014, Marchesi de' Frescobaldi, Tuscany
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Producer:  Frescobaldi
Grape Varieties:  Cabernet Sauvignon 50%, Merlot 30%, Cabernet Franc 10%, Sangiovese 10%
Optimum Drinking:  Within 8 years
Wine Style:  Warm complex red
Alcohol by Volume:  13%
Closure:  Natural Cork
Country:  Italy

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Tenuta Frescobaldi di Castiglioni Toscana IGT 2014, Marchesi de' Frescobaldi, Tuscany

Tasting Note

Intense ruby-red in colour with purplish highlights, showing a brilliant clarity and lovely consistency. On the nose, the fruit is the protagonist with notes of cherry, redcurrant, strawberry and plum. Added to these are spicy hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, roast cocoa, coffee and hazelnut. The palate is warm, supported by a refreshing acidity and the tannins are dense and elegant.

Producer Note

A Florentine family with thirty generations dedicated to the production of great wines across six Tuscan estates. The Frescobaldi style brings together tradition and innovation. With the goal of being the most prestigious Tuscan wine producer, Frescobaldi firmly believes in respecting the local land while focusing on the highest quality grapes for its wines. The Frescobaldis own over 1,000 hectares of vineyards, all located in excellent areas for the production of fine wines. Directly managed by its family members, the Frescobaldi name is deeply connected with the history of art, culture, trade, finance and wine in Italy.

Winemaking

Temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks at 30C lasting 12 days. Maceration on skins for 4 week. The wine underwent malolactic fermentation and was matured in oak barrique for 12 months.

Serving Suggestion

Porcino mushroom pasta or rabbit stew.

Grape

Cabernet Sauvignon 50%, Merlot 30%, Cabernet Franc 10%, Sangiovese 10%

 

 

 


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