Trefiano Carmignano D.O.C.G.
Estate grown composition of 80% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Canaiolo. Opulent and persistent with notes of blackberry, dried plum and balsamic notes with a lengthy finish. An Italian Classic.
REGION: Tuscany, Italy
APPELLATION: Carmignano D.O.C.G.
PRODUCTION AREA: Carmignano (Prato)
GRAPES: 80% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Canaiolo
VINIFICATION: Following harvest during the end of September/early October; hand-picked grapes are pressed and fermented, then macerated under strictly controlled temperatures. The initial fermentation takes places in stainless steel tanks, followed by malolactic fermentation in French oak.
AGING: The wine is aged in barrique and tonneaux for 16 months, followed by at least 12 months rest in the bottle prior to release.
COLOR: Ruby red, with intense purple highlights
AROMA: Elegant, and persistent with notes of dark fruit with sweet and spicy nuances
PALATE: Complex and elegant, with flavors of ripe red fruits and a pleasant acidity. Fine and well balanced, with a lengthy finish
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Recommended with grilled meats, roasts and mature cheeses