2018 Toscana Supertuscan IGT

$25.00

Variety: 85% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot

Producer: Contepassi

Region: Tuscany, Italy

Vintage: 2018

 

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Description

Rich with ripe dark berry fruit and fruit preserves, enlivened with a delicate vein of spice and balsamic notes.
Taste: Full and well-rounded with notably refined, silky tannins. A seductive acidity keeps all the components in balance, prolonging a finish that has an appealing freshness.

Vinification

Following the old traditional vinification method, completely mature grapes are manually harvested from vineyards. Gentle grape.

Ageing

In January the wine is decanted into oak barrels where its ages for about 12 months and after a period in stainless steel tanks the wine is finished with refining in the bottle. Bottle lifespan: on sale 3 years after the harvest; bottle-ageing even for a further 10 years.

Food Paring

Ideal to accompany roasts, chops and mature cheeses. Serve at 18°C.

Additional information

Notes

Colour: Intense ruby red.
Bouquet: Rich with ripe dark berry fruit and fruit preserves, enlivened with a delicate vein of spice and balsamic notes.
Taste: Full and well-rounded with notably refined, silky tannins. A seductive acidity keeps all the components in balance, prolonging a finish that has an appealing freshness.