Giorgio Bartholomaus IGT Toscana, Tenuta Argentiera
Giorgio Bartholomaus IGT Toscana, Tenuta Argentiera
Big juicy wine with lots of plums and milk chocolate with hints of walnuts on the nose and palate. Full and very velvety, almost jammy but turns fresh and soft. Verges on being Californian in style with 15% alcohol - James Suckling

Country and Region: Italy,Tuscany

Classification: IGT Toscana

Producer: Tenuta Argentiera

Wine Style: Red

Grape Varieties : Merlot

Vinification: The carefully selected grapes were grown in the estate’s best vineyard at altitudes of 200 m a.s.l.. The fermentation and maceration in contact with the grapes took place in concave stainless steel tanks for about 28-30 days at a controlled temperature never over 28/30° C. The wine was then transferred into 225 l French oak Barriques (Allier and Troncais) where malolactic fermentation was completed and it was aged for 24 months. Afterwards the wine remained for a further fining in bottle at least 12 months before it is released on the market.

ABV: 15%

Closure: Natural Cork

Note: Wine Enthusiast, 95 points; James Suckling, 92 points; Wine Spectator, 90 points

Case Size: 3

Case price: £ 569.85

Bottle Price: £ 189.95