More information about Testamatta Rosso Toscana IGT - Bibi Graetz
The Testamatta Rosso Toscana by Bibi Graetz from Tuscany shows a dense, ruby red color in the glass. Swirling the glass, this red wine reveals a high density and fullness, which is evident in clear stained glass windows at the edge of the glass. In the glass, this red wine from Bibi Graetz shows aromas of blackberries, complemented by pepper, mineral and blueberry. The Bibi Graetz Testamatta Rosso Toscana presents itself to the wine drinker as wonderfully dry. This red wine is never coarse or austere, but round and smooth. The texture of this powerful red wine is wonderfully silky on the palate. On the finish, this youthful red wine from the Tuscany wine-growing region impresses with its considerable length. There are again hints of blackberry. Mineral notes from the gravel-dominated soils are added in the finish.
Vinification of the Bibi Graetz Testamatta Rosso Toscana
This powerful red wine from Italy is made from the Sangiovese grape variety. The vines that produce the grapes for this wine grow on gravel soils in Tuscany. The Testamatta Rosso Toscana is an Old World wine through and through, as this Italian wine exudes an extraordinary European charm that clearly underlines the success of wines from the Old World. The grapes for this red wine from Italy are harvested exclusively by hand at the time of optimum ripeness. After being harvested by hand, the grapes are quickly taken to the press house. Here they are sorted and carefully crushed. Fermentation then takes place in small wood casks at controlled temperatures. At the end of this process, the powerful Testamatta Rosso Toscana is matured in oak barriques for another 20 months.
Dining recommendations for Bibi Graetz Testamatta Rosso Toscana
This red wine from Italy is best enjoyed at a temperature of 15 - 18°C with spinach gratin with almonds, leek soup or pasta with sausage dumplings.
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