The blend here in this crowd pleasing red is 40% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Sangiovese. The fruit flavors are bright with plum and cherry. The blend is aged in small barrels which give the wine some earthy notes and firms tannins in the finish. 750mL
Usiglian del Vescovo Description
Made with Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon; it is then left to age in oak barriques. A red wine with elegant aromas of red fruits which captivates with its decisive, enveloping character.
WINEMAKING: The grapes are hand-picked, placed in bins and transported to the cellar. After careful selection, the grapes are de-stemmed and pressed, followed by maceration for about 13/15 days, depending on the vintage, with frequent pumping over at about 28°C. Malolactic fermentation takes place in cement tanks.
TASTING NOTES: Dark in color with purple nuances. Intense on the nose with pronounced small red fruit notes. Soft and enveloping impact on the palate with a pleasant lingering finish.
FOOD PAIRING: Goes well with red and white meats, pasta with meat sauce, lasagne and all traditional Tuscan cuisine.