Wine Antinori, "Matarocchio", Toscana IGT, 2011
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The wine has a deep dark ruby color with purple tints.
Taste wine - rich and deep, on a background of silky texture colorful fan reveals shades of black berries, hints of spices and cocoa.
Complex and intense aroma of wine from the first seconds beckons luxurious and sensual palette of shades of berries and fruits. Bouquet abounds tones of cocoa, currants, blackberries.
The wine is perfect as a complement to red meat, fried chicken, stewed veal in a cream sauce and mature cheeses.
Guado al Tasso estate is located approximately 80 kilometers south-west of Florence, near the province of Bolgheri, on the Tuscan coast. The total area of the estate is 1000 hectares and stretches from the sea to the first hills on the horizon. In addition to the vineyards here also grow wheat, corn, sunflowers and olive groves. The area is located at a height of 45-60 meters above sea level on a rocky, slightly limestone soils. Own vineyards are divided into many small sections, each of which has its own characteristics. Harvest from each plot were collected and vinified separately, to keep in the basement of a wide range of different wines.
2011 season was marked by consistently good weather conditions in the spring, cool July and subsequent warming in August. Cabernet Franc managed to amass an exceptional concentration of flavor and plenty of tannins. Ripened grapes were harvested by hand in 15-kg boxes. After careful selection of berries carefully and gently pressed destebliruyut. Maceration on the skins at 10 ° C for 5 days promotes optimal extraction of grape color and tannins. The wort is subjected to alcoholic fermentation at 25 ° C, with maceration fermentation process lasts about 30 days, and is carried out in stainless steel tanks. Then the wort is placed in new French oak barrels, where the constant supervision passes malolactic fermentation. Extract of wine in air-conditioned cellars lasts 18 months for the final blend is selected contents only the best barrels.
Antinori - the oldest winery in Tuscany, it has been producing wine for more than 600 years! Many wine Antinori through an innovative approach and a virtuoso tea blends literally revolutionized the wine on the market. Most Antinori wines are not inferior in its properties to the best examples of Bordeaux, although it compares favorably to the past for its value. The world-renowned wine expert Robert Parker said that "Antinori, no doubt, the greatest name in Italian winemaking. During the Antinori wine tasting takes place the main thing - instilled understanding of quality wines."