Wine Tenuta Frescobaldi di Castiglioni, 2008
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Reviews of purchase Tenuta Frescobaldi di Castiglioni, 2008
Wine charming rich ruby red color with a slight purple tinge.
The wine has a bright, saturated school vvkusom with rounded tannins, perfectly integrated into the structure, pleasant, perfectly balanced finish.
The aroma of the wine reveals a wealth of berry shades of plum and cherry notes, accented nuances of coffee beans, tobacco leaf and vanilla.
The wine is excellent with game such as hare or wild boar, with roasted or braised meat and mature cheeses.
"Tenuta Frescobaldi di Castiglioni" manufactured in a modern style - elegant and intense, while it perfectly expresses the terroir. Blend wine consists of 4 grape varieties grown in the municipality of Montespertoli at an altitude of 200-250 meters above sea level. The plot has a south-western exposure and is located on the clay-calcareous soils. The average age of the vines - 12 years. Stocking density - 5,500 vines per hectare. Crop is harvested by hand in early October. First berries maceration of the skin tested 12 days, followed by 10-day fermentation in stainless steel containers at 28 ° C. Immediately after the completion of alcoholic, malolactic fermentation is carried out. Extract of wine takes place in two stages: 12 months in oak barrels and 2 months in bottle. Storage capacity of wine is 6 years.
Winery - it is nothing like communicating in the language of nature, and the family Marchesi de Frescobaldi wine mastered the language perfectly. For over 700 years, the family has been growing grapes in the heart of Tuscany, and the name of Frescobaldi is strongly linked with the history of art, culture and commerce in the region. Frescobaldi always successfully combines extensive experience with innovation. In the XIV century they delivered their wines to the English crown, as well as the courts of many European countries.
Since the second half of the XX century Frescobaldi were the main actors in the development of Tuscan wine, one of the first planted grape varieties such as Chardonnay, Cabernet, Merlot and Pinot using new techniques in the production of wine. At this time, there was a significant increase in business Frescobaldi family. In 1989 they were acquired by the biggest economy in the region, Brunello, and in 1995 signed an agreement with a California winery joint venture in Tuscany for the production and distribution of Tuscan wines of the highest quality in the world market. Today Frescobaldi own nine names located in the best areas of Tuscany. There are elite wines, which are exported to more than 60 countries.