Bolgheri DOC 'Cont'Ugo' by Antinori is made in the Guado al Tasso Estate is located in the small and prestigious DOC of Bolgheri, on the coast of Alta Maremma, about a hundred kilometers south-west of Florence, in the splendid plain surrounded by hills known as the "Bolgheri amphitheater". The careful selection of Merlot grapes vinified in steel and then left to mature for about a year in barrique create a wine characterized by a more vertical setting than usual, with a slight acidic finish, and a harmonious and complex aroma.
Toscana Rosso 'Futuro' by Colombaio di Cencio is made in the best vineyards of the winery in Loc. Cornia and Loc. Monticello, which grow at 450 meters above sea level. A red that looks to the 'Future' without forgetting the past and the great vinifications that have made the Gaiole in Chianti winery great over time. Obtained from 33% Merlot, 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% French Cabernet, this blend gives life to an elegant red, with an authoritative tannic texture, vinified in steel and aged in large barrels and tonneaux for 24 months.
'Alzero' by Giuseppe Quintarelli is one of the best red wines in Italy and in the world, a masterpiece of the Negrar area in Veneto that comes from Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes. The name of this still red originates from a small portion of land, placed next to the estate of the company once ignored and then enhanced in order to create a true excellence of Venetian and Italian enology. The cultivation of the vines takes place on the first hills at about 350 meters above sea level where the calcareous basaltic soil and the exposure of the vineyards to the west give the wine its organoleptic characteristics. The refinement, which takes place in 2 phases, lasts 60 months in French and Slavonian oak barrels.
Cabernet Franc by La Tunella expresses the territoriality of Colli Orientali del Friuli. Red wine with personality and a good body, it is placed in French oak barrels for 4/6 months. Bouquet with a rather wide range of scents, from berries, especially blackberry and black currant, to vegetable and herbaceous ones. There is also a touch of toasting resulting from aging in wood. On the palate the fruity notes that are released on the nose are found, together with a sensation of pleasantness. Suitable to accompany red meats and aged cheeses.