Wine "Argentiera" Bolgheri Superiore DOC, 2006, wooden box, 1.5 L
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Wine of intense dark ruby color.
The wine has a bright, berry, rounded, rather monolithic with light spicy taste, sweetish and balsamic notes. Tannins are smooth, enveloping, absolutely ready. In the long aftertaste felt balsamic and mineral nuances.
The aroma of wine felt fine notes of spices (saffron and paprika), dark berries (blueberries and blackcurrants), shades of toasted wood and tobacco.
The wine goes well with red meats, game and mature cheeses.
Argentiera wine made from selected grapes of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc grown on the region's top vineyards of Bolgheri DOC at an altitude of 180-200 meters above sea level. Fermentation of each variety separately carried out in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature of 28-30 ° C for 25-30 days. Malolactic fermentation took place in novyzh French oak barrels, where it is then the wine is aged for 14 months. Another 12 months to mature in wine bottles in the cellar of the winery.
The estate Tenuta Argentieri, located on the coast of the Maremma in Tuscany, on the southern border of the small but prestigious Bolgheri DOC region belongs to an influential Florentine family Serristori, get it in the property of the family de 'Medici. His name is obliged estate silver mines located on its territory. The word "argentiera" comes from "argento", which means "silver." That silver mines and natural sources make this site an important agricultural area. At present, the owners of estates - Marquis Piero Antinori and famous Florentine businessmen brothers Marcello and Corrado Fratini, pay special attention to this beautiful land with great potential.
All the vineyards of the estate Tenuta Argentiera, a total area of 60 hectares, are qualified Bolgheri DOC. In the vineyards, located on a small plateau in the 2 km from the sea at an altitude of 150 to 200 meters above sea level, the vines are grown Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Syrah, are of the highest quality standard.