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Etrusco 2011

Rosso Toscano | Indicazione Geografica Tipica
Etrusco 2011


The Chianti Classico area is one of ancient winemaking traditions, with references dating back to the Etruscan era. The name “Clante”, in fact, is said to derive from a large local Etruscan family: it is in itself a tribute to our forefathers. An IGT (protected geographical indication) wine produced entirely from Montecchio vines with a hint of history about it.
Balance and elegance, together with aromatic finesse and sophisticated flavor, are the main characteristics of this wine.
The color is a brilliant ruby red, while the wine delivers a crescendo of sensations on the mouth and nose.
The wine has a mellow, majestic flavor which is savory but not overbearing. Perfectly balanced. Endless finish.

Product detail

Appellation Indicazione Geografica Tipica
Grapes 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Sangiovese
Cultivation method Spurred cordon
Aging Fermentation and maceration in steel tanks at 28 °C; medium extraction; malolactic in steel; aged for 18 months in French oak barriques.
Aging ability 12-14 years
Service temperature 18°C

Tasting notes

Colour intense, brilliant ruby red
Parfum complex notes of grapefruit and bitter chocolate
Palate excellent structure with very well-balanced tannins

Awards

Decanter World Wine Awards 2017 Silver Medal (90 points)