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The top-rated Tenuta Frescobaldi Castiglioni Toscana from the wine-growing region of Tuscany presents itself in the glass in a bright purple, ruby red. After the first swirl, you can perceive a perfect balance in this red wine, as it is neither watery nor syrupy or liqueur-like on the walls of the glass. The first nose of Tenuta Frescobaldi Castiglioni Toscana is flattering with blueberries, morello cherries and black cherries. The fruity aspects of the bouquet are joined by notes of barrel ageing such as dark chocolate, cocoa bean and gingerbread spice.
The Tenuta Castiglioni Tenuta Frescobaldi Castiglioni Toscana is wonderfully dry. This red wine is never coarse or austere, as you would expect from a premium and single-vineyard wine. The Tenuta Frescobaldi Castiglioni Toscana is impressively fresh and lively on the palate thanks to its present fruit acidity. On the finish, this storable red wine from the Tuscany wine-growing region impresses with its considerable length. Once again, there are hints of morello cherry and black cherry.
Vinification of the Tenuta Castiglioni Tenuta Frescobaldi Castiglioni Toscana
The starting point for the first-class and wonderfully balanced Tenuta Frescobaldi Castiglioni Toscana cuvée from Tenuta Castiglioni are Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sangiovese grapes. Obviously, the Tenuta Frescobaldi Castiglioni Toscana is also determined by the climate and the Toscana IGT style of viticulture. This Italian wine can literally be described as an Old World wine, which is exceptionally impressive. The grapes for this red wine from Italy are harvested exclusively by hand once optimum ripeness has been ensured. After being harvested by hand, the grapes are quickly transported to the winery. Here they are sorted and carefully crushed. This is followed by fermentation in small wooden vats at controlled temperatures. Once fermentation is complete, the Tenuta Frescobaldi Castiglioni Toscana is matured in oak barriques for a further 14 months. The barrel ageing is followed by extensive bottle ageing, which makes this red wine even more complex.
Recommendation for the Tenuta Frescobaldi Castiglioni Toscana from Tenuta Castiglioni
Ideally, drink this red wine from Italy at a temperature of 15 - 18°C as an accompaniment to cabbage roulades, cod with cucumber and mustard vegetables or red onions stuffed with couscous and apricots.
Awards for the Tenuta Frescobaldi di Castiglioni Toscana from Tenuta Castiglioni
In addition to a price-pleasure ratio, this Tenuta Castiglioni wine can also boast numerous awards and top ratings above 90 points. In detail, these are for the 2018 vintage
- James Suckling - 92 points
- Luca Maroni - 92 points
- Wine Advocate Robert M. Parker - 91 points
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