Wine I Luoghi, "Podere Ritorti", Bolgheri Superiore DOC, 2014
Reviews of purchase I Luoghi, "Podere Ritorti", Bolgheri Superiore DOC, 2014
Wine of intense ruby color.
The wine has an elegant, velvety taste with a refreshing mineral nuances, shades of plum, well-balanced tannins, long finish with a hint of smoke, fruits, flowers and balsamic.
The wine has a complex aroma with notes of fresh red berries, cherry, plum and black currant, interwoven with hints of oak. Over time, the fragrance reveals a stylish and pleasant balsamic notes, nuances of eucalyptus, smoke and graphite.
The wine goes well with red meats, game and mature cheeses.
Wine "Argentiera" vintage 2010 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. 2010 was marked by a particularly cold winter and spring, with snowfall in March, which resulted in a delay of flowering vines. The harvest began two weeks later than normal period and was completed in mid-October. Fermentation was carried out for each grape variety separately in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature 28-30 ° C for 25-30 days. Malolactic fermentation took place in new French oak barrels, where it is then the wine is aged for 18 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.
The small winery I Luoghi was founded in 2000 in the region of Bolgheri. Paola and Stefano Granata, the owners of the company, decided to direct all their efforts and resources to create unique wines that could fully express the nature and potential of the local terroir.
Vineyards of the company use organic methods for growing vines. Also, low yields are practiced, which became possible thanks to pheasants, freely walking in vineyards and helping to "thin out" the vines. A careful attitude to nature combined with modern methods of winemaking gives an excellent result - the products of Luigi also gain popularity not only among the local population, but also among many other demanding consumers in different countries.