Tolaini, Valdisanti, 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Sangiovese, 5% Cabernet Franc, IGT, 2011, Toscana
|Article:||2011 Valdisanti IGT Tolaini Societa' Agricola|
|Growing area:||Tuscany, Chianti Classico|
|Producer:||Tolaini Societa' Agricola s.r.l.|
|Grape variety:||75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Sangiovese, 5% Cabernet Franc|
|Description:||Youthful, rich dark fruit, berry and cassis aromas meld with notable French oak spice. On the palate full-bodied with deep but reserved fruit flavors framed by rich oak. The excellent balance of fruit intensity with fine tannins indicates a cellar worthy wine.|
|Residual sugar:||<1.0 g/l|
|Awards:||AG Vinous 2012 90 points; 2011 91 points; 2009 93+ points Gambero Rosso 2011, 2009 - 2 glasses; 2008 - 3 glasses Wine Advocate 2010 93 points; 2009 94 points; 2008 90 points; 2007 93 points; 2006 92 points James Suckling 2010 93 points Wine Spectator 2011 91 points; 2010, 2008 90 points|
Winemaking: Grapes are firstly selected during harvest in the vineyard and then on the sorting table when they arrive to the winery; they are destemmed and the whole berries are immediately put into French oak fermenters and a portion into stainless steel. Alcoholic fermentation The temperature is computer controlled, the must is kept in contact with the skins for about 30 days where manual pigiage and remontage are done frequently, throughout the day every 4-6 hours and one delestage is done per week. Malolactic fermentation French oak barriques (70% new and 30% used one year).
Ageing: 16 months in barriques (of this on fine lees for 6 months) and 12 months in bottle.
Some sediment may occur in the bottom of the bottle as the wine is not filtered.
|Country of origin:||Italy|
|Company:||Tolaini Societa' Agricola s.r.l.|
|Address:||Strada Provinciale 9 di Pievasciata, 28 Loc Vallenuova 53019 Castelnuovo Berardenga Siena|