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Frescobaldi Remole Toscana Sangiovese 2008

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The Frescobaldi name goes back many centuries into the history of art, culture, trade and finance of Italy in general and Tuscany in particular. One of the major and largest vine growing businesses in Europe, Frescobaldi owns nine estates covering over 1,000 ha of vineyards, all located in excellent areas for fine wines. Directly manager by its family members, Frescobaldi produces almost 7 million bottles and the wines are exported to over 60 countries throughout the world. The Classic elegant image, characterised by the Frescobaldi coat of arms, is the expression of the winerys choice to combine history with innovation. The Classici, in fact are modern wines, with an international style, and an excellent price/quality ratio. Vintage: 2008 Grapes: 85% Sangiovese and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon Density: 2,200 and 5,500 vines/Hectare Pruning: Guyot Winemaking: The grapes were hand harvested at the end September/ early October and then softly pressed with horizontal presses. Fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks at less than 30C lasting 10 days and maceration of 7 days and a malolactic fermentation occurring immediately after the alcoholic fermentation. The wine sees no wood. Ageing: 5/6 months in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks followed by 2 months bottle ageing prior to release at the end of March following vintage. Colour: Ruby red of medium intensity. Serve: Throughout the meal. Ideal with charcuterie and meat pasta dishes. Taste: Cherries and strawberries on the nose with hints of spice, black pepper and aromatic herbs in the background. A very drinkable and well-balanced wine with juicy crispness and a long finish.

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External Reviews for Frescobaldi Remole Toscana Sangiovese

External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
10/16/2012

Cherries and strawberries on the nose with hints of spice, black pepper and aromatic herbs in the background. The Frescobaldi name goes back many centuries into the history of art, culture, trade and finance of Italy in general and Tuscany in particular. One of the major and largest vine growing businesses in Europe, Frescobaldi owns nine estates covering over 1,000 ha of vineyards, all located in excellent areas for fine wines. Directly manager by its family members, Frescobaldi produces almost 7 million bottles and the wines are exported to over 60 countries throughout the world. The Classic elegant image, characterised by the Frescobaldi coat of arms, is the expression of the winery's choice to combine history with innovation. The Classici, in fact are modern wines, with an international style, and an excellent price/quality ratio. Grapes: 85% Sangiovese and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon Region : Italy / Tuscany / Toscana DOC Maker : Nicolo D'Afflitto Taste: Cherries and strawberries on the nose with hints of spice, black pepper and aromatic herbs in the background. A very drinkable and well-balanced wine with juicy crispness and a long finish. Serve: Throughout the meal. Ideal with charcuterie and meat pasta dishes. ABV : 12.5% Suitable for Vegetarians


External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
11/08/2010

The Frescobaldi name goes back many centuries into the history of art, culture, trade and finance of Italy in general and Tuscany in particular. One of the major and largest vine growing businesses in Europe, Frescobaldi owns nine estates covering over 1,000 ha of vineyards, all located in excellent areas for fine wines. Directly manager by its family members, Frescobaldi produces almost 7 million bottles and the wines are exported to over 60 countries throughout the world. The Classic elegant image, characterised by the Frescobaldi coat of arms, is the expression of the winerys choice to combine history with innovation. The Classici, in fact are modern wines, with an international style, and an excellent price/quality ratio. Vintage: 2008 Grapes: 85% Sangiovese and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon Density: 2,200 and 5,500 vines/Hectare Pruning: Guyot Winemaking: The grapes were hand harvested at the end September/ early October and then softly pressed with horizontal presses. Fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks at less than 30C lasting 10 days and maceration of 7 days and a malolactic fermentation occurring immediately after the alcoholic fermentation. The wine sees no wood. Ageing: 5/6 months in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks followed by 2 months bottle ageing prior to release at the end of March following vintage. Colour: Ruby red of medium intensity. Serve: Throughout the meal. Ideal with charcuterie and meat pasta dishes. Taste: Cherries and strawberries on the nose with hints of spice, black pepper and aromatic herbs in the background. A very drinkable and well-balanced wine with juicy crispness and a long finish.


External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
03/23/2010

The Frescobaldi name goes back many centuries into the history of art, culture, trade and finance of Italy in general and Tuscany in particular. From the second half of the last century, the Frescobaldi's were keen players in the development of Tuscan vine-growing They were the first to plants new varieties such as Chardonnay, Cabernet, Merlot and Pinot and to adopt new planting, cultivation a wine-making systems in their properties. From the second half of the 1950's and throughout the 1960's, the company's growth was impressive. In 1989 Frescobaldi bought the Castelgiocondo estate in Montalcino, the largest vine-growing farm in the Brunello area. Although the estates have gone many changes over the years, ownership has never changed hands and still, after 30 generations, is in full control of the Frescobaldi family. One of the major and largest vine growing businesses in Europe, Frescobaldi owns nine estates covering over 1,0...



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A wine for any situation, a full-bodied fruity taste with an enigmatic aroma. Great with mild charcuterie and any pasta dishes.

The Frescobaldi name goes back many centuries into the history of art, culture, trade and finance of Italy in general and Tuscany in particular. One of the major and largest vine growing businesses in Europe, Frescobaldi owns nine estates covering over 1,000 ha of vineyards, all located in excellent areas for fine wines. Directly manager by its family members, Frescobaldi produces almost 7 million bottles and the wines are exported to over 60 countries throughout the world. The Classic elegant image, characterised by the Frescobaldi coat of arms, is the expression of the winerys choice to combine history with innovation. The Classici, in fact are modern wines, with an international style, and an excellent price/quality ratio. Vintage: 2008 Grapes: 85% Sangiovese and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon Density: 2,200 and 5,500 vines/Hectare Pruning: Guyot Winemaking: The grapes were hand harvested at the end September/ early October and then softly pressed with horizontal presses. Fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks at less than 30C lasting 10 days and maceration of 7 days and a malolactic fermentation occurring immediately after the alcoholic fermentation. The wine sees no wood. Ageing: 5/6 months in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks followed by 2 months bottle ageing prior to release at the end of March following vintage. Colour: Ruby red of medium intensity. Serve: Throughout the meal. Ideal with charcuterie and meat pasta dishes. Taste: Cherries and strawberries on the nose with hints of spice, black pepper and aromatic herbs in the background. A very drinkable and well-balanced wine with juicy crispness and a long finish.

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