BIRBONE TOSCANO I.G.T. TOSCANA ROSSO
What is Birbone Toscano
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.
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 )
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.
It is a wine for important occasions, perfect with roasted and grilled red meats, mature cheeses, game and casserole dishes. Serve at a temperature of 18°C.
Capacity of ageing
10 years. Keep the bottles horizontal at a temperature of 12°-14°C.