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Auritrea 2015 - Lunelli estates

Tenute Lunelli

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  • Cellar: Tenuta Lunelli
  • Vintage : 2015
  • Origin : Tuscany
  • Denomination: Costa Toscana Cabernet Franc IGT
  • Grapes: Cabernet Franc 100%
  • Serving temperature : 16-18 ° C
  • Alcohol volume : 14%
  • Format : 0.75 L
  • Moment to taste it: Family lunch
  • Pairings: Seconds of meat and second courses of earth
  • Blowup Rating : 9/10


    Description

    Auritrea delle Tenute Lunelli is a red wine that comes from the best bunches of Cabernet Franc from the Olmo vineyards . The name Auritrea derives from the Arca Aurita fossil marine shell which millions of years ago was present in the grounds of the estate and which gives a particular minerality to the wine.

    Tasting notes

    Auritrea of Tenute Lunelli in the glass has an intense and concentrated ruby red color. The nose has hints of cocoa , currant jam and rosemary that move to spicy and balsamic notes on the finish . On the palate the tannins are fine and soft , a red with a solid and elegant structure that closes on a long and savory finish . Ideal to taste during a family lunch in combination with red meats or main courses of the earth.

    Processing

    After the manual harvest, the grapes macerate cold for 20-25 days and are subsequently vinified in steel . Finally Auritrea ages in French oak barrels for 18 months before being bottled. The wine is further refined in the bottle for 12 months before being put on the market.

    The Cellar

    The wines of Tenute Lunelli follow precise values: pursuit of excellence, respect for the environment and enhancement of the characteristics of the territory. The Lunelli family has linked its name to that of the Ferrari winery in the 80s but not only, also has extended its range to other 3 wineries located in three Italian regions (Tuscany, Umbria and Trentino) producing elegant and high quality wines with a great longevity.