The Villa Antinori Rosso Toscana from Marchesi Antinori in Tuscany presents a bright, ruby red color in the wine glass. If you swirl the wine glass, you can perceive a first-class balance in this red wine, as it is neither watery nor syrupy or liqueur-like on the glass walls. In the glass, this red wine from Marchesi Antinori displays aromas of blackberries, black cherries, blackcurrants, mulberries and blueberries, complemented by black tea, gingerbread spice and cigar box. On the palate, the Villa Antinori Rosso Toscana from Marchesi Antinori opens wonderfully dry, grippy and aromatic. There is dry and really dry. This red wine belongs to the second group, as it was bottled with only 1.5 g of residual sugar. This melting, dense and velvety red wine is balanced and multi-faceted on the palate. Thanks to the balanced fruit acidity, the Villa Antinori Rosso Toscana flatters the palate with a velvety feel without lacking any juicy liveliness. The finish of this well-matured red wine from the Tuscany wine-growing region, Toscana IGT to be precise, is convincing with a remarkable aftertaste.
Vinification of the Marchesi Antinori Villa Antinori Rosso Toscana
This balanced red wine from Italy is made from the Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Sangiovese and Syrah grape varieties. Without question, the Villa Antinori Rosso Toscana is also determined by climatic and stylistic factors Toscana IGT. This Italian wine can literally be described as an Old World wine that presents itself in an extraordinarily impressive way. The ripeness of the grapes for this wine made from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Sangiovese and Syrah is influenced to a very large extent by the climate of the growing region. In Tuscany, the grapes thrive in a warm climate, which is reflected, among other things, in particularly well-ripened grapes and a rather high must weight. The grapes for this red wine from Italy are harvested exclusively by hand at the time of optimum ripeness. After harvesting, the grapes are transported to the press house as quickly as possible. Here they are sorted and carefully crushed. Fermentation then takes place in small wooden vats at controlled temperatures. Fermentation is followed by maturation for 18 months in French, American and Hungarian oak barrels. The ageing in barrels is followed by considerable bottle ageing, which makes this red wine even more complex.
Dining recommendations for Marchesi Antinori Villa Antinori Rosso Toscana
This Italian wine is best enjoyed at a temperature of 15 - 18°C. It is the perfect accompaniment to spaghetti with caper and tomato sauce, duck breast with sugar snap peas or leek soup.
Awards for the Villa Antinori Rosso Toscana
James Suckling: 92 points for 2019
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