Argirio 2012

ARGIRIO 2012

IGT Cabernet Franc
TUSCANY

A great Tuscan wine from Cabernet Franc, with a touch of Cabernet Sauvignon.
Fine and elegant, intense ruby red color with purple hues.
Very open and clear on the nose, with hints of cassis, coriander, marjoram, allspice, white chocolate, cocoa butter and nettles.
Long lasting and very mineral on the palate, with balsamic and fresh notes of menthol.

GRAPES

Cabernet Franc

SIZE

3 hectares (about 7 acres)

TRAINING SYSTEM 

Spurred cordon

SOIL

Slayey with limestone stripes

HARVEST

First half of October

PRODUCTION

4500kg per hectare

VINIFICATION

Maceration on the skins for 23 days; alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperature in 1500 litres Oak vats; malolactic fermentation in 2225 litre new barriques; 8 to 10 months of ageing in 225 litre barriques, 4 to 6 months on cement vats. 12 Months of ageing in bottles.

CARACTER

A great Tuscan wine from Cabernet Franc, with a touch of Cabernet Sauvignon. Fine and elegant, intense ruby red color with purple hues.
Very open and clear on the nose, with hints of cassis, coriander, marjoram, allspice, white chocolate, cocoa butter and nettles.
Long lasting and very mineral on the palate, with balsamic and fresh notes of menthol.

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