Credits: © Tenute Guicciardini Strozzi – TUSCANY – ITALY
Production area: San Gimignano (Siena).
Varietal composition: 60% Sangiovese, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Merlot.
Alcoholic strength: 13.5% vol.
Classification: Tuscany I.G.T. (Typical Geographical Indication).
Vinification: vinified and aged for 18 months in French oak barriques. The long aging in the bottle takes place in the centuries-old cellars of Cusona.
Limpid, lively ruby red color with garnet reflections, consistent.
On the nose the sample is broad and varied in its scents: floral, fruity, spicy, toasted and ethereal. Hints of slightly withered red wildflowers, blackberry jam, blueberry and raspberry, black pepper, cinnamon, milk chocolate, coffee, sealing wax and a balsamic note of eucalyptus.
On the olfactory taste examination it is balanced in its components, not particularly tannic, intense, quite persistent and of fine quality.
It is recommended in combination with a platter of mature mixed cheeses.
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