The Vino Pellegrino Casallaia Rosso Toscana is a first-class red wine in a glass. It offers a wonderfully dense, ruby red color. The nose of this red wine from Tuscany is captivating with hints of blueberry, blackcurrant, plum and damson. If we explore the aromas further, vanilla, dark chocolate and black tea are added, enhanced by the influence of oak.
The Casallaia Rosso Toscana is particularly dense on the palate due to its pleasant residual sweetness. On the tongue, this powerful red wine is characterized by an incredibly dense texture. The Casallaia Rosso Toscana reveals itself to be impressively fresh and lively on the palate thanks to its concise fruit acidity. The finish of this youthful red wine from the Tuscany wine-growing region, or more precisely from Toscana IGT, is ultimately delightful with a remarkable aftertaste. The finish is also accompanied by mineral notes from the clay and limestone-dominated soils.
Vinification of the Casallaia Rosso Toscana from Vino Pellegrino
The basis for the powerful Casallaia Rosso Toscana from Tuscany are grapes from the Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sangiovese grape varieties. In Tuscany, the vines that produce the grapes for this wine grow on clay and limestone soils. After the harvest, the grapes are quickly transported to the winery. Here they are sorted and carefully crushed. This is followed by fermentation in small oak barrels at controlled temperatures. At the end of this process, the Casallaia Rosso Toscana is matured for 6 months in French oak barrels.
Recommendation for the Casallaia Rosso Toscana from Vino Pellegrino
This red wine from Italy is best enjoyed at a temperature of 15 - 18°C. It goes perfectly with vegetable couscous with beef rissoles, roast veal liver with apples, onions and balsamic vinegar sauce or ossobuco.
Awards for the Casallaia Rosso Toscana from Vino Pellegrino
In addition to a very good price-pleasure ratio, this red wine from Vino Pellegrino has also received awards and top ratings above 90 points. In detail, these are for the 2018 vintage
- Luca Maroni - 97 points
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