Wine Castellare di Castellina, "Coniale" di Castellare, Toscana IGT, 2012
Wine bright and deep ruby red color with purple highlights.
Juicy Fruit palette represented delightful tones of blackberries, blueberries, cherries and plums, accompanied by intonation violets, leather, licorice, cinnamon and sweet spices. Well-integrated tannins give soft taste wine velvety and bright acidity adds exquisite balance. The finish is rich and powerful.
In persistent aroma of the wine, which reveals hints of wild berries, red fruit, oak and spice, particularly pronounced notes of cherry and currant.
Wine Recommended to mature cheeses, game, roasts, steaks and a variety of dishes from red meat.
Castellare di Castellina, Coniale di Castellare - luxurious, elegant, powerful wine made from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, which fully reflects the characteristics of the terroir. The vineyard is on the ground commune Castellina in Chianti in the province of Siena. Vines, whose age is 22 years, grow to a height of 350-400 meters above sea level on the rich soils of micronutrients. In 2008, the crop harvested in late September. Alcoholic fermentation was carried out for 40 days in steel tanks at a temperature of fermentation 15-20 ° C. After partial malolactic fermentation, the wine matured 12 months in barriques of Allier and Limousin oak, of which 1/3 - new. Before sale Coniale another 10 months aged in bottles. The expected maturity of the vintage 2008 accounts for 2013-2024 years.
Domini di Castellina Castellari - a family owned company, located in the Chianti region, in the commune of Castellina. Since 1979, the company is owned by Paolo Panerai. The history of farming began in 1968 with the unification of the five vineyards in the heart of Tuscany, in the scenic area, at an altitude of 400 meters above sea level. Some of them (about 33 hectares) is located on the hills overlooking the south-east. They became the basis of the first wineries Paolo Panerai - Castellare di Castellina. In the vineyards prohibited the use of pesticides and herbicides. Age of vines from 5 to 40 years. The maximum exposure to the sun, good drainage, the soil is a mixture of limestone, marl and clay - all these factors make it possible to get a small, but very high quality crop from which the structured, intense wine with great aging potential. Today Castellari di Castellina produces about 240,000 bottles of wine per year. The winery and vineyards are not only traditional but also innovative technology. Image of birds on the labels of bottles of wine from Castellari di Castellina symbolize the company's approach to environmental protection.
After Castellari di Castellina Paolo Panerai has created in the heart of the Maremma area of Tuscany farm Rocca Frassinello. This major international project developed in partnership with Les Domaines Baron de Rothschild-Lafite. It includes 500 hectares of vineyards, of which 80 hectares of vines planted today Sandzhoveto (40 ha), Cabernet, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Shiraz. The project is based on the best Italian and French traditions of viticulture and winemaking. Panerai third economy, which came into Domini di Castellina Castellari, was Feudi del Pisciotto. The winery is located in Sicily. It owns 40 acres of vineyards, half of which is planted with a variety Nero d'Avola, and a new cellar for wine-making and aging wine.
Alessandro Chellai, general manager and chief enologist of Domini Castellare di Castellina, says: "Each of our wine has the task of expressing the absolute superiority, quality and tradition. We are very pleased to offer our wines for people who appreciate the deep roots and unique professional skills winemakers."