Italy

Argirio (2015)

Product Information

Country: Italy

Area: Toscana

Wine style: Red

Varietal: Cabernet Franc

Style: Dry

Grade: I.G.P.- Toscana

Producer: Podernuovo A Palazzone

Size: 750ml

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Description

Tasting note Argirio is of intense ruby-red in color with dark violet reflections. Immediate aromas of chocolate and leather are followed by red fruits in spirit and vetiver. Notes of wild rose, plum marmalade, clove and black pepper follow. On the palate it is warm and softly tannic. It closes with delicious notes of chocolate and spices such marjoram, nettle and pepper.

Terroir/Vinification

Grapes: Cabernet Franc
Size: 3 hectares (about 7 acres)
Training system: spurred cordon
Soil: clayey with limestone stripes
Harvest: first half of October
Production: 4500kg per hectare
Vinification: marceration on the skins for 20 days; alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperature in 15Hl Oak troncoconic tank; malolactic fermentation in 225Lt barriques - ageing for 9 to 11 months in 225Lt barriques and 4 to 6 months in cement tanks. Ageing for 12 months in bottles.

Accolades

James Suckling 93 Point!
Robert Parker 92 Point!