Why I suggest Ilatraia Red Toscana IGT
Brancaia combines international grapes of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Peti Verdot in a single blend. Produced in the Maremma, the ideal territory on which to be able to combine the strong character of adaptability of the varietals and the complexity of the wine also in the glass. On the palate a cross of sensations of territorial sapidity, of generosity.
The Sommelier: Blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Peti Verdot grapes, skilfully mixed in vinification. Very consistent product with an alcohol content of 14% Vol. A limpid red wine with intense ruby red reflections. Varied and enveloping aromas of jam of ripe fruit, intermittent with notes of refined spices of bitter cocoa, roasted coffee beans, cask barrels. Scratchy tannins, the excellent ripeness of the fruit in harvest and in refining is a guarantee. In the mouth a corroborant freshness, the finish is very long.
Recommended pairings: dishes with a robust flavor: roast pork, sliced seared beef, aged cheeses, Salumerie di Norcia, grilled swordfish. Snails with bourguignonne, game.
Uncork and decant 1 / h before serving at 16 - 18 ° C. in large Ballon chalice.
Wine Cellars: The awareness of being in a territory made of vineyards, olive trees, cypresses is transformed into a strong love for it, to the point to involve in 1998 Barbara Widmer, daughter and oenologist, co-responsible for production, flanked by the oenologist Ferrini. The winery recognizes the great enological potential of the area and tends to look ... Go to the card.