Giorgio Bartholomaus IGT Toscana, Tenuta Argentiera
Giorgio Bartholomaus IGT Toscana, Tenuta Argentiera
Blackberry, graphite, charcoal and gravel. Chewy tannins and a full body. Very modern, polished winemaking. Best effort yet from this producer. Pure Merlot - 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 around 28/30° C. The wine was then transferred into 225 l French oak barrels (Allier and Troncais) where malolactic fermentation was completed and it was aged for 20 months. Afterwards the wine remained for a further fining in bottle at least 12 months before its release on the market.

ABV: 14.5%

Closure: Natural Cork

Note: James Suckling, 95 points; Robert Parker, 90 points; Wine Spectator, 90 points; Wine Enthusiast, 88 points;

Case Size: 3

Case price: £ 569.85

Bottle Price: £ 189.95