Thursday, 8 November 2007

TN : Piccini 2005, IGT, Picinni, Tuscany, Italy

This wine is a blend of 80% Sangiovese, 10% Merlot, and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. The grapes were harvested by hand and then vinified in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks for 15 days. The wine was then stored in 500 litre oak bottis for three months before bottling.

Piccini was founded in 1882 by Angiolo Piccini and is run today by Mario and Martina Piccini.

The wine was imported by Fondberg & Co.

Colour : Dark deep red

Aroma : Spice, oak, cherry, plum

Taste : Sour cherry, liquorice, oak, spice, herbs

Alcohol : 13.5%

Price : 85 SEK

Mark : C+

Website : Fondberg & Co

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