Wine "Scalabrone", Bolgheri Rosato DOC, 2015
Reviews of purchase "Scalabrone", Bolgheri Rosato DOC, 2015
Wine brilliant peony pink.
The wine has a pleasant fruity taste with a good balance and a long finish.
A rich, intense flavor of the wine reveals notes of cherry, raspberry and herbs.
The wine goes well with fish and seafood, as well as a variety of snacks, white meat, salads, pies, fruit desserts.
Pink dry wine "Skalabrone" - a strong and bright wine with a unique personality, with delightful color, especially intense and fragrant bouquet perfectly balanced attractive fruit flavors with a memorable finish. Wine, as well as the eponymous vineyard in Tenuta Guado al Tasso, which are grown Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah for this cuvée, takes its name from a group of bandits "Scalabrone" - local, homegrown Robin Hoods who lived in this area at the beginning of 1800- ies and attacked ships in the ancient harbor channel Bolgheri.
After collecting grapes destebliruyut, and then gently crushed. Each variety vinified separately. Maceration process is carried out at a controlled temperature of 10 ° C for 4-6 hours depending on each species for extracting proper color intensity, but without the astringency taste. Then the grapes are pressed, the juice is cooled for 24 hours in order to promote natural decantation. The juice is then placed in stainless steel tanks, where the alcoholic fermentation at a temperature not exceeding 16 ° C. In mid-December, the wine is assembled and aged in the cellars of the winery at 10 ° C until bottling in January.
The estate Tenuta Guado al Tasso is located on the Tuscan coast, 96 km south-west of Florence. It extends over the green hills surrounding the old village of Bolgheri to the sea. The area is called "Bolgheri amphitheater". Tenuta Guado al Tasso takes more than 1,000 hectares of which 300 hectares are planted vineyards. The rest is wheat, sunflower and olive trees. The vineyards are located at an altitude of 45 to 60 meters above sea level. Most of them are given under Vermentino - grape originally from the coastal areas of Liguria and Tuscany. There are also a small number of other varieties including Cabernet Franc, Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah.
Once Tenuta Guado al Tasso was part of feudal lands and takes about 4,000 hectares that ran 7 km along the shoreline. These lands belonged to the family of Gherardesca, known in the region more than 1,200 years. In the 30 years the land was inherited by Carlotta Gherardesca Antinori, Piero Antinori mother. On the territory of Tenuta Guado al Tasso survived and 86 watchtowers, built 1000 years ago to protect the land from the invasion of the Saracens from the African coast.