BIRBONE TOSCANO IGT TOSCANA ROSSO

The Birbone Toscano is a red wine with a strong personality, made to show how much a traditional wine can be so appealing in modern times. A nice blend : 90% Sangiovese and 10% Merlot.

Vinification

Before the fermentation the grapes were subjected to a cold pre-fermentative maceration which consists in cooling the grapes at a temperature of 16°C. The alcoholic fermentation lasted 12/13 days at a controlled temperature of 27° – 28° C. The wine had about 12 months of refinement in small/medium oak barrels (2,25 – 5 hl).

Sensory analysis

Intense ruby red colour. Compelling nose with hues of cherry and blackberry, enriched by hints of sweet pieces, tobacco and liquorice. The palate is dry, warm, supple and shows a great elegance and a strong personality, taking the wine into an appealing and persistent finish.

Food Combinations

It is a wine for important occasions, perfect with roasted and grilled red meats, mature cheeses, game and casserole dishes.

Serving Temperature

Serve at a temperature of 18°C.

Capacity of ageing

10 years.

Conservation and Storage

Keep the bottle horizontally in a dark place at a temperature of 12°-14°C.


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