2013 Tenuta Argentiera Bolgheri DOC
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Winemaking: The carefully selected grapes were grown in the estate’s best vineyards at altitudes of 180 to 200 m a.s.l.. The different grape varieties were vinified separately; fermentation and maceration took place in stainless steel tanks for about 25/30 days at a controlled temperature never over 28/30° C.
The wine was then transferred into mainly new 225 l French oak barriques (Allier and Troncais) where malolactic fermentation was completed and it was aged for further 18 months. After the blending the wine undergoes further 12 months of bottle fining before the release on the market.
Appearance: Intense and luminous shades of dark ruby red colour.
On the nose: Very complex on the nose with fresh hints of fruit as marasca cherry, followed by intense hints of white pepper and balsamic notes, finishing with some sweetness and vanilla.
On the palate: After the first impact hints of citrus wood and macerated red roses are showing up. The first sensation on the palate is important and full-bodied; we discover the same aromas as before, which are perfectly balanced, but with a fruity, powerful and intense ending. The tannic structure is present but silky and pleasant. A lingering and intense aromatic finish, that enhances its elegance, structure and complexity.
Bottle Size: 750ml