Il Bruciato Bolgheri Guado Al Tasso  2019

Antinori Estate

Il Bruciato Bolgheri Guado Al Tasso
2019

$29.95

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Product code
11347018
Format
12 x 750ml
Listing type
SAQ Continuous Supply
Status
Available
Type of product
Still Wine
Licensee price
$27.27
Country
Italy
Regulated designation
Denominazione di origine controllata (DOC)
Region
Tuscany
Appellation
Bolgheri
Varietal(s)
Cabernet Sauvignon 60 %
Merlot 30 %
Syrah 10 %
Alcohol percentage
14%
Color
Red
Sugar
Dry
Sugar content
1.9 g/l
Closure type
CORK-Natural
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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...

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Production notes

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.

Tasting notes

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.