Carmignano Riserva - Piaggia
- Cellar: Piaggia
- Vintage : 2017
- Origin : Tuscany
- Denomination: Carmignano DOCG
- Grapes: Sangiovese 70%, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc 20%, Merlot 10%
- Serving temperature : 18-20 ° C
- Alcohol volume: 14.5%
- Format : 0.75 L
- Moment to taste it: Lunches and Dinners
- Pairings: Meats and aged cheeses
- Blowup Rating : 8/10
Carmignano Riserva di Piaggia is a Tuscan wine, born from the union of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. This wine is the modern interpretation of Carmignano and express the characteristics of the territory.
Carmignano Riserva di Piaggia has an intense and deep ruby red color. Its scent is reminiscent of ripe fruit, cassis and raspberry, with hints of tobacco, chocolate and sweet spices. Its taste is enveloping and of great structure. It is a wine of great elegance, full-bodied and intense with a good persistence. Furthermore, Carmignano Riserva is able to age for many years without changing its organoleptic qualities.
After manual harvesting, the grapes are vinified separately in small containers. The Spontaneous fermentation takes place, without selected yeasts, in contact with the skins while the malolactic fermentation takes place in French oak barrels, here the wine rests for at least 18 months. Finally, the Carmignano Riserva ages for at least 6 months in the bottle before being put on the market.