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Italy Red Blend
MARCHESI ANTINORI IL BRUCIATO BOLGHERI DOC 750ML
The Guado al Tasso estate is located in the small but prestigious Bolgheri DOC appellation on the coast of Upper Maremma,about one hundred kilometers southwest of Florence. Thisappellation hasarelativelyrecent historyas it was established in 1994 but has gained worldwide recognition asa new reference point in the international oenological scene. The estate coversan area of 1000 hectares (2500 acres),about 320 (790 acres) of which are planted with vines. The remainder is richly covered with wheat fields, sunflowersand olive groves, set in a beautiful plain encircled byrolling hillsides known as the “Bolgheriamphitheater” due to its particular shape. Guado al Tasso’svineyardsare planted to Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdotand Vermentino grapes; this last cultivated with both with white and red varieties. The nearbysea providesa mild climate with constant breezes mitigate summer heatand alleviate harsh winter weather, maintaining a clear skyand a high level of sunlight exposure. Il Bruciato was created in the year 2002 during one of the most difficultvintagesat Guado al Tasso in order to present the unique terroir of Bolgheriand give ita greatervisibilityand recognition. The first blend to be used was that of Guado al Tasso onlyto see, in the years which followed,a modification of the varietal composition and the identification ofaseries ofvineyard plots intended to be used exclusivelyfor this wine. The wine was not produced in the 2003 vintage.
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- Brand: Antinori Estates
- Flavours: Dark Fruit, Pepper, Clove
- Appellation: Bolgheri
- Wine Varietal: Red Blend
- Colour: Red
- Wine Type: Still
- ABV: 13.5
- Pairings: Beef, Lamb, Game