The Bolgheri Superiore Donne Fittipaldi is the wine that represents the most essence of Bolgheri. This region is able to offer great wines that manage to combine Mediterranean temperament with elegance and finesse. The grapes harvested by hand are de-stemmed delicately, then fermented using only yeasts naturally present on the grapes.
Color : Deep garnet red.
Nose : Seductive and complex, with black fruits and typical notes of cabernet (menthol, ripe peppers, black pepper). Spice and undergrowth fragrances complete this exhilarating bouquet.
Mouth : We immediately find the charming and complex side. The mid-palate is elegant and creamy, with hints of juicy black fruit, ripe pepper, menthol and sweet spices (cloves and vanilla). On the finish, the palate remains smooth and elegant, with silky tannins.
Alcohol level : 15%
Winemaking : Ageing for 15 months in new and 2nd passage barrels.
Food pairing : Grilled rib of beef, rack of lamb with herbs, grilled peppers and venison with red berries.
Aging potential : 10-15 years
Tuscany has a long and rich history of wine-growing. The Etruscans took the cultivation of vines to unprecedented levels of perfection that was warmly appreciated by the Romans and, later on, the nobility in Florence, for which quality was ...More infos
The story of "Donne Fittipaldi" began in 2004, when the Fittipali Menarini family decided to plant a few hectares of vines in Bolgheri in the heart of Tuscany. The varieties planted were Merlot, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet ...More infos