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A tribute to a famous bull that lived on the Capezzine d'Avignonesi farm and contributed to the creation of the Chianina cattle breed. This 100% Merlot expresses all the potential of its terroir with strength and elegance.

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Color : Intense red with garnet hues.

Nose : Cherry, plum jam, cardamom notes.

Mouth : Full attack, silky and well wrapped tannins, long finish with pepper notes.

Alcohol level : 14%

Winemaking : Fermented with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tanks, aged for 20 months in barrels.

Food pairing : Tuscan braised duck legs, full-bodied cheeses.

Aging potential : 6 to 8 years.

  • Country : Italy
  • Region : Tuscany
  • Producer : Avignonesi
  • Appellation : Toscana IGT
  • Classification alfavin : Full red
    This wine has great structure, round tannins and a lingering flavour. Moreover, it is warm, full and rich.
  • Grape : Merlot
  • Content : 75 cl
  • Type : Red
  • Organic wines : Yes
  • Wine Name : Avignonesi Desiderio 2019

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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 ...

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Located in south-eastern Tuscany between Montepulciano and Cortona, Avignonesi Winery was founded in 1974. Founded by Ettore Falvo, who named it after his family-in-law, the estate was acquired by Virginie Saverys in 2009. After a ...

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