Wine Tenuta San Guido, "Le Difese" IGT, 2016
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Reviews of purchase Tenuta San Guido, "Le Difese" IGT, 2016
The wine is characterized by intense dark ruby color.
Taste wine has good acidity and soft tannins, a pleasant fruitiness, which emphasized spicy nuances, long aftertaste.
Aromatic bouquet of wine is very crisp and complex, with notes of blackberry, cherry, chocolate and herbs.
Wine will be a good pair with steak or steak with salad, a dish of beef and other red meat, noble and mature cheeses, poultry. Thanks to good acidity, come to the marine cuisine and with Bolognese sauce.
"Le Difese" is the "third" wine economy. Name of wine "Le Difese" is translated as "wild boar tusks." Historically, this area has always were many wild boars. At present, the animals live in the neighboring forests and vineyards periodically spoil the vines. Since the manor care of nature, wild boars do not shoot, moreover, it is prohibited by law, and vineyards guard dog estates. According to the critic Antonio Galloni edition of "Wine Advocate", "Le Difese" - one of the most profitable shopping, because the quality of the wine several times higher than its market price.
The grapes for "Le Difeze" going with the young vines planted on stony ground. Poor soil, proximity to the sea, as well as low yields - all to get perfectly ripe grapes of high quality. Berry picking is done manually. Each variety is vinified separately. Fermentation of the skin extends in stainless steel vats with temperature control and lasts for 12 days. Then the wine is aged for 12 months in barriques of French and American oak, and at least 3 months in bottles. Before bottling carried light filtering. Every year it produces about 120 000 boxes. Wine storage capacity of not less than 7-8 years.
Tenuta San Guido - one of the most famous Italian wine producers whose vineyards are located in the Tuscan Bolgheri subregion. In addition to wines produced on the farm traditional olive oil first cold pressed and grappa. The farm belongs to the Italian wine Incisa della Rocchetta family, who are considered the pioneers in the development of the Bordeaux grape varieties in Italy and the creation of "Supertuscan" wines. Sassicaia vineyards are located at an altitude of 80 meters above sea level. Great influence on the climate have a close and the sea and the hills surrounding vineyards, which protect them from the wind. The vineyards are planted on technology "cordone speronato". Yields - about 5000 kg per hectare.