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PODERNUOVO A PALAZONE ARGIRIO '16 750ML
PODERNUOVO A PALAZONE ARGIRIO '16 750ML
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PODERNUOVO A PALAZZONE ARGIRIO 2016

The philosophy of wine making for Podernuovo a Palazzone is to produce elegant yet simple wines that showTuscan style and values. For owner Giovanni Bulgari, developing wines means the continued tradition ofexcellence and a commitment to uncompromising quality which is what the Bulgari family name stands for andpart of his DNA.

WINEMAKING:
The training system used is spurred cordon. The soil consists of clayey with limestone stripes. Theharvest took place during the first half of October. Marceration on the skins for 20 days followed byalcoholic fermentation at controlled temperature in 1500 litres Oak vats; malolactic fermentation in 225litre new barriques; 8 to 10 months of ageing in 225 litre barriques, 4 to 6 months on cement vats. 12Months of ageing in bottles.

TASTING NOTES:
A great Tuscan wine from Cabernet Franc, with a touch of Cabernet Sauvignon. Fine and elegant,intense ruby red color with purple highlights and blacks hues. On the nose can be perceived aromassuch as cocoa, smoky, coriander, nettle, licorice and tar. In the mouth is powerful, warm, long lasting,mineral, balsamic, with fresh notes of menthol.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION:
Appellation: Tuscany
Varietal(s): 91% Cabernet Franc, 9% Cabernet Sauvignon

CRITICAL ACCLAIM:
JS94, James Suckling
"A red with blueberry and raspberry character, as well as black olive. Full body. Medium-chewy tannins. Flavorful finish. Shows polish and seriousness, as always."

750ml bottle