Wine Argentiera, "Villa Donoratico", 2008
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Reviews of purchase Argentiera, "Villa Donoratico", 2008
Dark ruby color with purple highlights.
The wine has a well-structured, fresh fruit flavors with hints of plum, cherry and ripe velvety tannins. In the long aftertaste saturated felt notes of plum and almond.
In the rich, complex flavors of wine felt notes of mint, eucalyptus, black pepper and nutmeg, accompanied by fruity notes of plum and cherry.
The wine goes well with mature and soft cheeses, meat dishes with sauce, red meat on the grill, fish soup, grilled tuna.
Wine "Villa Donoratico" is made from selected grapes of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot grown on the region's top vineyards of Bolgheri DOC. Fermentation and maceration for each class separately carried out in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature not exceeding 28 ° C for 20-25 days. After assemblyazha wine is aged for 14 months barriques made of French oak Allier and Tronkays. Then the wine is left to ripen further 12 months in bottles in the cellar of the winery. Wine "Villa Donoratico" has good storage potential - for 8-10 years.
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.