The prestigious winery Marchesi Antinori produces high quality wines and these three splendid wines are testimonianza.La a beautiful wooden box screen printed contains 6 bottles.
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By ancient vineyards, rich in history and tradition come these three classic Tuscan wines: Chianti Classico DOCG (two bottles of 75 CL); The Chianti Classico DOCG Peppoli (two bottles of 75 CL); Syrah Cortona DOC Achelo (two bottles of 75 CL). A gift of taste that red wine lovers will greatly appreciate.
Chianti Classico DOCG Pèppoli
Ruby red in color, the nose Pèppoli 2011 is characterized by notes of cherry well blended with hints of chocolate and vanilla, made from aging in wood. In the mouth the wine has the characteristics of Sangiovese. The tannins are soft and silky, good is persistence aftertaste.
The varieties are vinified separately to get the best from each. Sangiovese has macerated in stainless steel tanks for about 10 days. Merlot and Syrah are also vinified separately to get wines with soft tannins and preserve the fruity, by controlling the temperature of fermentation. The malolactic fermentation took place before winter for all three varieties. Earlier in the year the wine was blended and introduced in timber for about 9 months. The aging was conducted in oak casks and 10% in American oak barrels. The aging in large barrels used to preserve the fruity aromas resulting from fermentation and makes the sweeter tannins, the American oak barrels make the olfactory nuances that complement the aromatic range of Pèppoli. At the end of refinement followed bottling. The Pèppoli rests in the bottle for a few months before release.
Rosso Toscana IGT Villa Antinori
Deep ruby color. Intense and complex bouquet reminiscent of ripe plum, boxwood and hazelnuts in particular. In the mouth the wine has a good body, round with soft and velvety tannins, long and tasty.
The grapes were de-stemmed and softly pressed and put in special temperature controlled tanks. The fermentation is started the day after crushing and lasted from 5 to 7 days; maceration, instead, lasted from 8 to 12 days. The fermentation temperature did not exceed 28 ° C for the Cabernet and Sangiovese, thus promoting the extraction of color and tannins. In the case of Syrah and Merlot they have never exceeded 25 ° C to preserve the aromatic substances. The wine has undergone malolactic fermentation in the months of October and November, after which it was introduced in French oak barrels, American and Hungarian for an aging period of 12 months. The wine was then bottled and aged for 8 months in bottle.
Syrah Cortona DOC Achelo
The farm Braccesca, which together covers an area totaling 420 hectares, consists of two separate buildings: the historic core of the company is in the area of Montepulciano, with 103 ha of vineyards; the other, with 162 hectares of vineyards, located at the foot of the hills surrounding Cortona.
Achelo 2011 is a very balanced wine, with delicate aromas ranging from white peach pineapple. In the mouth it is a well structured wine, with soft tannins and has a good plug acidic and mineral claims in the wine tasting. The finish is long and soft.
The grapes syrah vines intended for Achelo were harvested in mid-September. After de-stemming and crushing berries, it began in the cellar grapes maceration, prior to cold weather as not to encourage the fermentation, so as to extract in aqueous solution, and then with temperatures no higher than 28 ° C and all operations aimed at maintaining the fruit aromas and respecting the integrity. After about 10 days the wine was made for the 70% of wood, where he held the malolactic fermentation and where he began his period of aging. The remainder carried out the steel refining. Bottling took place in early 2013.
The wooden box contains:
2-Chianti Classico DOCG Pèppoli, 2 bottles. 75 cl
2-Villa Antinori Rosso Toscana IGT, 2 bottles. 75 cl
2-Syrah Cortona DOC Achelo, 2 bottles. 75 cl
Number of Pieces: 6