Barco Reale di Carmignano D.O.C.
Estate grown blend of 70% Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Canaiolo and 5% Cabernet Franc. Concentrated with revealing notes of blackberry and dark cherry lead to a well balanced, velvety finish.
REGION: Tuscany, Italy
APPELLATION: Carmignano D.O.C
PRODUCTION AREA: Carmignano (PO)
GRAPES: 70% Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Canaiolo and 5% Cabernet Franc.
VINIFICATION: Following harvest in mid-September, whole bunches are pressed and fermented, then macerated under strictly controlled temperatures with initial fermentation taking place in stainless steel tanks.
AGING: The wine is aged in Allier barrels for six months, followed by; at least, three months rest in bottle prior to release.
COLOR: Purplish dark and deep red with ruby red shades
AROMA: Intense aromas of ripe blackberries and dark cherries with a hint of oak.
PALATE: Concentrated, with sweet, dense tannins and a lush, velvety texture with dark berry fruit flavors mingling on the finish.
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Wonderful with first courses, pastas and red and white meat entrees.