The Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto : a red wine from Tuscany produced by Tenuta San Guido with merlot and cabernet sauvignon grapes. The Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto is the ideal red to combine with hard cheese and cheese. According to Drinks&Co users, this red wine earns 4 out of 5 points.
“If you are a fan of red fruit compote, then this wine is perfect for you. This Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto seemed fairly fresh.
Better decant this Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto from 2018, it tastes better.”
“TASTING NOTES:View: Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto 2017 presents as a deep cherry purple.Nose: Dark berries and currants, dark cherries, cigar box, mushroomy earth, roses and violets.Mouth: Elegant and sumptuous red and purple fruit opening is decorated with subtle liquorice and blue flowers, supported by finely-textured tannins. A perfect balance of ripe juicy fruit and dense spicy oak, with a subtle underpinning of graphite. The finish is a marathon, not a sprint, with a last linger of coffee bean.APPELLATION: TuscanyVINEYARD: Tenuta San Guido, a producer in the Bolgheri DOC, known as a producer of Super Tuscan wines such as Sassicaia. Member of the Primum Familiae Vini.GRAPES: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% MerlotAGEING: 15 months, mostly in French oak barrels, some in American oak barrels.PREPARATION: Hand-picking commenced with Merlot at the end of August and continued into September for Cabernet, followed by manual grape selection. Soft pressing and destemming of bunches prevented over-release of tannins from broken fruit. Fermentation was in stainless steel vats at 26-28°C with no added yeasts. Maceration of 12-15 days for Merlot and 10-13 days for Cabernet. Frequent pumpovers and délestages to support aromatic expression of the musts. Malolactic fermentation in November in stainless steel vats.PAIRING: Red meat, strong cheese, rich desserts. As delicious paired with steak, garlic mushrooms, and cheesy mashed potatoes as with white fish in a citrus and herb sauce. Divine with a cheese or chocolate soufflé.RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18°CALCOHOL: 14%”
“TASTING NOTES:View: plum.Nose: red and black fruit, snuff, black spices, earthy notes.Mouth: density, precision, polished and elegant way, velvety palate with mineral notes and juicy tannins.APPELLATION: Tuscany.VINEYARD: located at an altitude of between 100 to 300 meters above sea level facing south and southwest. calcareous soils rich in "Galestro" (broken marl) and clay.GRAPES: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot.AGEING: Aged for 15 months in French oak barrels, although a small percentage of aging in American oak.Elaboration: destemming and soft pressing of the grapes. Fermentation in stainless steel at a controlled temperature between 30 and 31 °C without addition of yeast. Maceration 10 to 13 days for Merlot and between 13 to 15 days for Cabernet. During fermentation, execution of successive pumping. Malolactic in stainless steel.PAIRING: beef, lamb, veal, poultry and meat marinated.RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16 °CALCOHOL: 14%”
“The reddish brown edges were not very nice. Definitely the wrong colour, although it was an acceptable wine. Sensual aromas of cherries.Very nice roasted flavours.
A good red to finish the meal properly.
I tasted it with wine enthusiasts.”
“TASTING NOTES:View: Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto 2011 has an intense ruby red colour.Nose: long, lingering aroma.Mouth: The palate features great structure, good acidity and great balance. The elegance and finesse of the tannins it a nice finish.GRAPES: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon 40% MerlotCELLAR: Tenuta San Guido”
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