Wine Avignonesi, "Il Marzocco", 2011
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Reviews of purchase Avignonesi, "Il Marzocco", 2011
Wine sunny color with bright green tint.
"Il Marzocco", 2011 has a rich and full of flavor with a pleasant acidity and a long aftertaste of vanilla.
Bouquet of the wine is composed of notes of flowers elderberry, orange and lemon.
Wine is served with fish, shellfish and poultry, meats and cheeses.
A blend of white wine "Il Marzocco" consists of the dominant grape varieties Chardonnay and a small part of Sauvignon Blanc grown in the vineyards "La Selva" at an altitude of 300 meters above sea level. Name of guilt gave the statue "Il Marzocco", located in front of the palace Palazzo Avignonesi in Montepulciano. The wine is aged in new French barriques for 6 months and 12 months in bottles in the cellar of the winery. Wine "Il Marzokko" has good storage potential - for 5 years or more.
History of Wine House Avignonesi began in the second half of the XVI century, when the architect's drawings Jacopo Barozzi was built a beautiful palace Palazzo Avignonesi in Montepulciano. In his cellar wine barrels "Vino Nobile", belonging to the family of Avignonesi. "Quality is created by people: it is improved thanks to the experience, dream and dedication," - these words is the philosophy of Wine House Avignonesi having over their shoulders centuries of experience and embody his dream in life - the production of high quality wines, praising their region.
Several centuries later, in 1974, the company has experienced considerable change - control winery passed three brothers Fulvia by which Avignonesi become a strong player in the Italian wine market, and has become one of the largest landowners in the region with more than 250 hectares of lands, of which 225 ha were placed under the vineyards.
The main activity of the company is focused on the production of Avignonesi powerful red wines "Vino Nobile", which brought fame to the wine house. Avignonesi also produces a small amount of sweet wine "Vin Santo" - one of the best in its class. Apart from the traditional to the region of Montalcino wines, the company produces wine Supertuscan: "Desiderio" grape varieties Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, "50 & 50" from Sangiovese and Merlot, as well as white wine "Il Marzocco" of Chardonnay. The company also produces excellent Avignonesi grappa and olive oil "Extra Vergin", for which the crop harvested in their own olive groves.