Artimino | Barco Reale of Carmignano

VINTAGE | 2013

REGION |Tuscany, Italy

VARIETIES | Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot

VINIFICATION AND AGING | Fermentation is carried out with the skin maceration for 15 days, with frequent pumping of the must over the skins.  After the first fermentation, the wine is filtered and aged in French oak barrels for 3 months.  It is refined in bottles for an additional 3 months.

TASTING NOTES | Vivid ruby red color  with plum and blackberry aromas which follow through to a medium-bodied palate of blackberries, plums and red berries and rich vanilla overtones with light, but firm tannins and a fresh finish.

PAIRING | Ideal with appetizers, cold cuts, semi-seasoned cheese, red pasta dishes, and grilled meats.

AWARDS AND RATINGS

  • 87 Points, Wine Enthusiast
  • Silver Medal,  2014 Decanter World Wine Awards

DOC Classification

DOC, or Denominazione de Origine Controllata, signifies that a wine is produced in a specific, well-defined region in Italy, according to defined wine making rules that are designed to preserve local traditions.

AVAILABILITY
This wine is available in Pennsylvania at select restaurants and by special order through the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.  To order this wine please contact a representative at Pedro’s Wine Collection.