Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon 60%, Merlot 26%, Cabernet Franc 10%, Petit Verdot 4%
Sight: Deep red, with shade of purple.
Nose: Pervasive balsamic notes are accompanied by hints of ripe dark, black fruit and flowers in a perfect aromatic balance.
Palate: Long silky and caressing, black truffles with lovely variegated complex sensations. The final is endless, elegant. A master in balance.
General Information: Each grape variety and single parcel is harvested and processed individually. The grapes are further selected on the sorting table.
Fermentation vats: temperature controlled stainless steel vats of 660 and 1,980 gallons (US) at 80°F for 20 days. Malolactic fermentation in barriques, aging in barrique, 60% new and 40% one year old for 18 months. Than aging in bottle for 8 months.
Food Match: This wine's structure demands combinations with red meats, in complex preparations, or slowly cooked, such as stews, and blue or long aged cheeses. 2011 I.G.T. Toscana Cabernet Sauvignon 60%, Merlot 26%, Cabernet Franc 10%, Petit Verdot 4% The elegance and aromatic complexity of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, together with the opulence of Merlot and the intensity of Petit Verdot, are the main characteristics of this magnificent wine.