The first written documentation in which the name of “Carmignano” wine appears dates back to 1396. Carmignano can be considered the progenitor of the so-called Super Tuscan wines (great Tuscan wines obtained by adding to the Sangiovese international vines such as Cabernet-Sauvignon or Merlot).
Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Canaiolo
Fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks, Maceration lasts from 10-25 days with regular pumping over and delestages
Aging last for 12-16 months, Starting in French oak barriques, it is eventually transferred to Slavonian barrels. Aged an additional 6 month in bottle
Deep black cherry with black reflections
Fresh and persistent with hints of berries and moss
Wine with a good structure and excellent acidity, which ensures a good aging. Balanced and with good tannins, it has a long and persistent finish
Best with cold cuts, seasoned cheese, spicy first courses, and grilled meats