Picconero IGT Rosso di Toscana, Tenuta Montebello, Tolaini
Picconero IGT Rosso di Toscana, Tenuta Montebello, Tolaini
A wine with intense fruit and super-integrated, luscious tannins. This is a real mouthful. So much here. Currants and berries galore. A blend of 65% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Petit Verdot. It goes from strength to strength.

Country and Region: Italy,Tuscany

Classification: IGT Rosso di Toscana

Producer: Tolaini

Wine Style: Red

Grape Varieties : Cabernet Sauvignon | Merlot | Petit Verdot

Vinification: Grapes are firstly selected during harvest in the vineyard and then on the sorting table when they arrive to the winery; they are destemmed and the whole berries are immediately put into French oak barrels. The temperature is computer controlled in the tanks where the must is kept in contact with the skins for about 30 days; manual pigiage and remontage are done frequently, throughout the day every 4–6 hours and weekly one delestage is done. Fermentation in French oak barriques (100% new). Maturation on fine lees for 6 months in barriques. Ageing 18 months in barriques, 12 months in bottle.

ABV: 13.5%

Closure: Natural Cork

Note: James Suckling, 94 points; Robert Parker, 94 points; Wine Spectator, 90 points

Case Size: 6

Case price: £ 347.70

Bottle Price: £ 57.95