Carmignano

Carmignano

IL Sassolo

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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).

Producer

IL Sassolo

Denomination

D.O.C.G.

Production Area

Tuscany

Grape Variety

Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Canaiolo

Vinification

Fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks, Maceration lasts from 10-25 days with regular pumping over and delestages

Aging

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

ABV

14%

Color

Deep black cherry with black reflections

Notes

Fresh and persistent with hints of berries and moss

Taste

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

Food Pairing

Best with cold cuts, seasoned cheese, spicy first courses, and grilled meats

Serving Temperature

16ºC-18ºC / 60ºF-64ºF 

Vintage

2014

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