2007 Giuseppe Quintarelli AlzeroBlend from Italy
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"Harvested before most other grapes, at the end of August and beginning of September, Careful selection of grapes during harvest, After harvest, grapes sit in wooden boxes or o...
"Harvested before most other grapes, at the end of August and beginning of September, Careful selection of grapes during harvest, After harvest, grapes sit in wooden boxes or on rush mats, Dried grapes are pressed in mid-December, Grapes are pressed and after 20 days of maceration, alcoholic fermentation begins with indigenous yeasts, Fermentation lasts approximately 50 days, Wine is then aged in French barrels for two or three years, then racked into Slavonian oak barrels for four more years, During this aging process, additional alcoholic fermentations take place." Importer
|Varietal(s)||Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot|
|Features||Organic and Biodynamic|
|Taste||tobacco, raspberry, cassis, violet, pepper, green bean, currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak, vanilla, black cherry, plum, smoke, toast and tar|
|Nose||tobacco, broccoli, berry, flower, currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee and leather|