Farnese Fantini Edizione Cinque Autoctoni
This wine breaks all the rules and sources five different varietals from two different regions of Italy - Abruzzo and Puglia. It produces an extremely intense, luscious, round and full bodied red that stands up nicely along side Italian wines of much higher prices.
33% Montepulciano, 25% Sangiovese, 5% Malvasia Nera, 30% Primitivo, & 7% Negroamaro. Very deep garnet, with an extremely intense and persistent bouquet reminiscent of cherries and plums, ripe currant, tobacco and toasted notes. On the palate, the wine is luscious, round and full-bodied, rich in sweet tannins, velvet textured and extremely persistent, with a long finish of spices, vanilla and chocolate. Edizione Cinque Autoctoni is considered to be a non-vintage wine because the grapes are sourced from two region - Abruzzo and Puglia. As such, the winery releases this wine in Editions or Edizione,
Region: Abruzzo & Puglia
Vineyard Location: From vineyards located in the Colonnella, Ortona, Sava and San Marzano district
Altitude: 160-820 feet above sea level
Soil: The soil is very diverse, some parts are medium-textured or limestone mix, others are ”red earth”, with a fine texture and a generally calcareous bedrock
Vine Age: 40-100 years
Vine Training: Tendone “bower,” Guyot, and bush trained
Vinification Process: Grapes are hand-harvested after a meticulous selection of the grapes. Stalk-stripping and crushing. Maceration/fermentation on the grapes for 25-27 days, malolactic in barriques.
Aging Process: The wine is aged 13 months in barriques.
Alcohol Content: 14.50%
Winemaker: Rino Santeusanio
Cellaring: Up to eight year
- Red Wine
- Other Red
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