This lovely Carmignano comes from the Santa Cristina Cru which is in Pilli. This Cru is the essence of Toscana. It immediately grabs you with its aromatic intensity. A great addition to any cellar.
Intense aroma with notes of red fruits such as cherry and currants followed by delicate spices. The palate confirms the nose in balance and structure. Firm but velvety tannins add crunch to the long, rich finish.pair with aged cheeses, main courses of red meat, game.
A blend of75% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo Nero, 10% Uva Francesca (Cabernet), 5% other approved red berry varieties. Maceration with the skins for 15-20 days with temperature control (délestage and pumping over of the must). Malolactic fermentation. Aged one year in wood: 50% in French oak tonneaux (capacity 3.5 and 5 hectolitres), 50% in Slavonian oak casks (capacity 25 hectolitres).