Wine "Villa Antinori" Bianco, Toscana IGT, 2013
The wine is straw-yellow color.
The wine has a soft, fresh, pleasant taste with a long finish that is full of nuances of yellow fruit.
The wine has an elegant floral aroma dominated by notes of acacia flowers and jasmine.
The wine is perfect as an aperitif. Ideal with dishes of fish and seafood, as well as with white meat, snacks, oysters and soft cheeses.
Season 2013 was characterized by heavy winter rains. Bud break took place 10-15 days later than in previous years. Summer was marked by insufficient rainfall and daily temperature readings were high enough. The harvest began in early September with a Pinot Grigio that ten days later than in 2012. Pinot Blanc and Rhine Riesling were harvested in mid-September, and Trebbiano and Malvasia, as usual, were harvested in late September. In the production of wine grapes has been cleared from the peduncle, and subjected to a very gentle pressing, then cooled to 10 ° C. After 48-hour cold maceration it was moved to a stainless steel tank, where the fermentation took place at a temperature not exceeding 18 ° C. After fermentation, the wine is aged in stainless steel tanks at 10 ° C, allowing wine to stay fresh and fragrant.
Antinori - the oldest winery in Tuscany, it has been producing wine for more than 600 years! Many wine Antinori through an innovative approach and a virtuoso tea blends made literally revolutionized the wine market. Most Antinori wines are not inferior in its properties to the best examples of Bordeaux, although it compares favorably to the past for its value. The world-renowned wine expert Robert Parker said: "Antinori - undoubtedly the greatest name in Italian winemaking. During the Antinori wine tasting takes place the main thing - instilled understanding of quality wines."