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Il Gentile 2008

Il Gentile has an intense ruby red color with scents of wild flowers, cherries and plum. This is a full bodied wine, elegant and refined with sweet tannins, and a balsamic note finish. This is paired ideally with grilled food, pasta and meat.


OVERVIEW

REGION: Tuscany
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APPELLATION: Toscano Rosso
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FERMENTATION: alcoholic fermentation for 10-11 days in rotofermentors, malolactic fermentation in oak
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PRODUCTION: 15,000 bottles/year
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COLOR / TYPE: Red Dry Still
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VARIETIES: 100% Prugnolo Gentile
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MATURATION: entirely in medium toasted French oak (600 liters) for 24 months, transfer to stainless steal vats for 10 months before bottling, aging in bottles for another 6 months
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