Wine "Sansonina", 2011
Reviews of purchase "Sansonina", 2011
Wine of deep ruby red color with purple tinge noble.
The elegant, full-bodied wine with a soft silky texture attracts and powerful, concentrated flavor with good acidity and expressive tannins. Sansonina leaves persistent, complex and rich aftertaste.
Exquisite multifaceted bouquet of wine is woven from the enchanting aromas of ripe wild berries and cherries, notes of licorice, olives, flowers, cocoa, spices and toasted oak.
Wine perfectly combined with mature cheeses, stewed, roasted and grilled red meats.
"Sansonina" - this is the only wine farms produced with the same name of the vineyard. Triune name "Sansonina" - a vineyard, winery and wine - has ancient origins: according to legend, a vineyard owned unusual woman, in their physical data rather reminiscent of the hero-man for her and called in honor of the mythical hero Samsonina. Who owns this vineyard charming woman, the wife of Sergio Dzenato, and it also belongs to the idea of creating "supervenetsianskogo" Merlot from grapes grown on clay banks of Lake Garda. Although wine is made female winemaker, it lives up to its name - it is a feminine wine with a male character.
Vineyards where Merlot ripens for wine "Sansonina", represent a plot of 12 hectares, of which 6 hectares are old vines (over 25 years) Merlot. The site is located on the southeastern shore of Lake Garda, near the site of San Benedetto di Lugano, on limestone-clay soils. Planting density: 8700 vines / ha. Interested in the history of the vineyard. Carla, the wife of Sergio Dzenato (owner farm Zenato) in the mid-1990s found the vineyard with old vines Merlot near Sirmione, it immediately interested. The vineyard was named in honor of its previous owner of that for its unprecedented energy called the name of the mythical hero Samson in Italian reading - Sansone.
For the production of wine "Sansonina" the grapes are harvested by hand in small boxes. Then he goes to the crusher-destemmer. Maceration is carried out with periodic delestazhem for several days at a temperature of 5-7 ° C. Fermentation is carried out in new French oak barrels at a controlled temperature. Excerpt wine "Sansonina" carried out within 18 months in small oak barrels of French oak and at least 6 months in bottle. The wine is excellent like for long aging for 15-18 years.