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Marchesi Gondi Ser Amerigo Toscana IGT 2012

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Primary Notes: Strawberry Eucalyptus Cinnamon, licorice

Secondary Notes: Leather, tobacco

Tertiary Notes:

Body: Medium

Dryness: Dry

Acidity: Medium

Tannin: Medium

Alcohol (%): 13%

Origin: Tuscany, Italy

Maker: Gondi

Grape: Blend

Fermentation: Heavy wood

Awards: >85 Points

Decanting: 1 hour before drinking

Serving Temperature: Best enjoyed at 16-18 Degrees

Asian Food Pairing: Sio ba, har cheong gai, beef pho

Western Food Pairing: pecorino, pasta, beef stew

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Marchesi Gondi Ser Amerigo Toscana IGT 2012


It was born from the vision of Bernardo Gondi, who, while experimenting with various allochthonous vines, decided to have in the range of wines of Tenuta Bossi, a seductive, modern wine made from a blend of allochthonous and autochthonous vines.

Ser Amerigo 2012Ā is bright ruby red with purple reflections. On the nose is complex, intense, with various scents of red fruits likeĀ wild strawberry, spicy hints of Eucalyptus, cinnamon and liquorice. Opening in the glass with nuances of leather and sweet tobacco. The taste is full with fine tannins and a lively flavor, softened by a generous fruity undergrowth hug from the whole elegance and balance. In the end it denoted
balsamic aromas and liquorice.

The Villa Bossi Estate is at an altitude of about 300 meters above sea level. The vineyard of Sottomonte and Camerate is in the hill, with Southern exposure, there are 9.2 hectares of Sangiovese, 3.1 hectares of Colorino and 2 hectares of Merlot.Ā The ground is composed by Galestro (typical Tuscan hard stone) and clay soils with calcareous sediments.

A blend of 40% Sangiovese, 40% merlot and 20% Colorino.

The year 2012 was characterized by a very cold winter and regular rain fall, especially in January and February. The spring was marked by good rainfall, it was crucial to sustainĀ the long summer drought. Between late August and early September, there were rainy showers that brought a good maturation. The grapes are harvested by hand in early October Except Merlot that is picked up in. the first weeks of September.

The fermentation takes place in vats, at a temperature of 20 Ā° C, controlled by a refrigeration machine. This is followed by malolactic fermentation in oak barrels.Ā Rest 12 months in Slavonian oakĀ barrels of 25 hl, 12 months in barriques and around 24 months in bottle.
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Awards and Accolades


Ā - 88 Pts

Ā ļ»æ- 88 Pts

Ā - 3 Stars

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