The Sant'Antimo Olmaia by Col d'Orcia presents itself in the glass in an intense ruby red and unfolds its varietal bouquet with the aromas of forest fruits, plums and cassis. These notes are rounded off by the aromas of spices and oak.
This red wine from the Tuscany is fleshy on the palate with a great structure. The tannins are soft and harmonize perfectly with the classic oak wood notes. The reverberation is long lasting and spicy.
Vinification for the Sant'Antimo Olmaia of Col d'Orcia
The vines for this varietal Cabernet Sauvignon grow in vineyards in Olmaia, Montalcino.
After hand-picking, the grapes were selected again before fermentation. The fermentation and maceration took place over 20 days in stainless steel tanks, followed by malolactic fermentation. The Sant'Antimo Olmaia matured for 18 months in French and American oak barrels and another 8 months in the bottle.
Food recommendation for the Sant'Antimo Olmaia of Col d'Orcia
Enjoy this dry red wine with grilled red meat, beef tenderloin, venison or with aged cheese.
Awards for the Sant'Antimo Olmaia of Col d'Orcia
- Gambero Rosso: 2 glasses (vintage 2012)
- Decanter: Silver (vintage 2012)
- Wine Spectator: 92 points (vintage 2012)
|Type of Wine:||Red wine|
|Wine acidity in g/l:||6,0|
|Residual sugar in g/l:||1,5|
|Occasion & Theme:||family event , gift for good friends , barbecue , Fireplace evening , romantic dinner|
|Grape Variety:||Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Quality Classification & Rating:||DOC Denominazione di origine controllata|
|Organic, vegan, etc.:||organic (BIO DE-ÖKO-037)|
|Maturation:||American Oak , French Oak , bottle-aged|
|Duration of maturation (in Months):||26|
|Aromas & Palate Notes:||berry fruit , stone fruits , spicy|
|Optimal serving temperature in °C:||15 - 18|
|Food Pairing:||dark food , spicy food|
|Glass Recommendation:||Bordeaux Glass|
|Bottle Design & Features:||Bordeaux Style , classic|
|Bottle size in L:||0.75|
|storage capacity in years from the vintage year:||15|
|Alcohol % ABV:||14|
|Allergens and ingredients:||Contains Sulphites and Sulphur Dioxide|
|Distributor:||Col d'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino < Via Giuncheti - 53024 Montalcino (SI) - Italien|