Wine "Gorgona", Costa Toscana IGT, 2016
Straw yellow with pale green highlights.
The taste of the wine is full, rich and fragrant, intense, refreshing, very persistent.
The aroma of the wine opens with notes of passion fruit and prickly pear, which develop in the direction of citrus shades (candied lemon) and floral components (chamomile and dandelion).
The wine can be consumed as an aperitif, it also goes well with appetizers, salads, vegetable dishes, fish (in sauce, stewed), cheeses.
"Gorgona" - a very interesting wine, despite its recent appearance (wine produced from 2012) have already entered in the "TOP 100" best Tuscan wines. Wine is made from grapes Vermentino and Ansoniko, perfectly adapted to the terroir of the island Gorgon - the smallest islands of the Tuscan archipelago. Wine "Gorgon" famous not only for its organoleptic characteristics, but also social significance. In its creation participate prisoners from the island, which work together with agronomists and enologist of Frescobaldi. Program interaction Frescobaldi and penitentiary island allows inmates to receive important skills that can be used to integrate into society after detention.
Wine "Gorgon" is produced in small batches from the harvest from one small vineyard area of about one hectare in the middle of the amphitheater, protected from strong sea winds. The vineyard apply organic farming methods.
Winery - it is nothing like communicating in the language of nature, and the family Marchesi de Frescobaldi wine mastered the language perfectly. For over 700 years, the family has been growing grapes in the heart of Tuscany, and the name of Frescobaldi is strongly linked with the history of art, culture and commerce in the region. Frescobaldi always successfully combines extensive experience with innovation. In the XIV century they delivered their wines English royal court, and the courts of many European countries.
Since the second half of the XX century Frescobaldi were the main actors in the development of Tuscan wine, one of the first planted grape varieties such as Chardonnay, Cabernet, Merlot and Pinot and using new techniques in the production of wine. At this time, there was a significant increase in business Frescobaldi family. In 1989 they were acquired by the biggest economy in the region, Brunello, and in 1995 signed an agreement with a California winery joint venture in Tuscany for the production and distribution of Tuscan wines of the highest quality in the world market. Today Frescobaldi own nine names located in the best areas of Tuscany. There are elite wines, which are exported to more than 60 countries.