Wine "Argentiera", Bolgheri Superiore DOC, 2008
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Wine of intense ruby red color.
Perfectly structured wine with an elegant character and a very pleasant fruity sweetness. Harmonious, fresh and ripe, with a velvety texture and a touch of spicy oak on the palate. The combination of bright aroma of plums and balsamic notes creates an amazing finish.
The wine has a complex aroma with sweet notes of vanilla that complement balsamic nuances of eucalyptus, mint, bay leaf. All this is perfectly combined with hints of ripe cherries, plums, blueberries and haze.
The wine goes well with red meats, game and mature cheeses.
Wine "Argentiera", 2008 is 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 is performed separately for each grade in the stainless steel tank at a controlled temperature of 28-30 ° C for 25-30 days. Malolactic fermentation took place in new French oak barrels Allier and Tronkays in which then the wine is aged for 18 months. Before release to the market for another 12 months it is kept in 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.