Il Bruciato Bolgheri Guado Al Tasso
About this winery
The Antinori family has been in the wine business since Giovanni di Piero Antinori joined the Florentine Guild of Vintners in 1385 - more than 26 generations ago. Throughout the company's long history it has remained family owned and operated, and today it is directed by Marchese Piero Antinori. Though Antinori has played an important role in preserving Italy's enological traditions it is also one of Italy's most dynamic and visionary producers of fine wines, with estates concentrated in the...
A part of the Merlot and Syrah must was fermented at a lower temperature to better conserve varietal aromas. The malolactic fermentation took place partly in small oak barrels and partly in stainless steel and was terminated by the end of the year in the case of all the varieties. The Cabernet Sauvignon was then blended with the Merlot and Syrah and the wine which was obtained was successively aged in barrique before bottling.
The 2018 Il Bruciato vintage shows an intense ruby red color to the eye. The nose is characterized by notes of ripe red berry fruit and by sweet spices. The palate offers a fine structure, balance, and drinking pleasure. Light sensations of mint and liquorice add much complexity to the finish and aftertaste.