Wine Col d'Orcia, "Spezieri", Toscana IGT, 2012
Reviews of purchase Col d'Orcia, "Spezieri", Toscana IGT, 2012
Wine of intense ruby red color.
The wine has a soft, pleasant, persistent flavor with a distinct fruity notes. Aftertaste - a long, memorable.
Intense fruity aroma of the wine opens with bright flavors of black cherry and hints of ripe berries.
The wine goes well with meat dishes such as roast, steak, lamb or veal, baked in foil. Also supplied to various kinds of risotto, grilled fish and tuna.
Col D'Orcia - one of the great wine houses in Montalcino. Estate was founded back in 1700, but became widely known only after in 1973 was bought by the world-famous family of winemakers Count Cinzano. In turn, the case Cinzano was founded in the mid 16th century in Turin. Secrets of skill in the family passed down from father to son, so that the current owner Count d'Orcia - Count Francesco Marone Cinzano Wine House has brought in more than four hundred years of experience in the production of alcoholic beverages and wine-making secrets of his family. Currently Col D'Orcia has a reputation of one of the best Italian wine producers. Numerous awards and high ratings - the best proof of this.
Vineyards Orcia Number located on the southern slopes of Montalcino, in a hilly area, at an altitude of about 450 meters above sea level, and extend for 540 hectares. This area is very favorable for its location. It is protected from the cold and weather events such as hurricanes or hail. Vineyards are not afraid of the fog, frost or late frosts, and the frequent presence of wind with the Tyrrhenian Sea provides the best conditions for the health of the vines. The climate is typically Mediterranean, with limited rainfall in the months of March, April, November, and December. A large number of sunny days throughout the growing season provides a gradual and complete ripening of the grapes. The special character of the soil, with a small amount of clay and limestone, gives individual structure and elegance of the wines of Montalcino.