2015 Bartolomeo Pure Passion Uncompromising quality Toscana Blend
Toscana Red Wine from Tuscany, Italy – Sangiovese and Cabernet Ageing 4 years in oaks french
Certification: IGT Toscana
Grapes Varieties: Sangiovese, Cabernet
Aging: 4 years in barriques
Type: Red Still Wine
Serving Temperature: 16/18 °C
Pairing: First courses and risottos, red meat, spicy cheeses
Country: Italy, Tuscany
The Sangiovese, from the Latin “Sangius jovis”, is the predominant grape-variety in this wine and the calm, elegant characteristics of the Cabernet give this wine ample olfactory complexity and greater strength to both body and flavor. The intense ruby red color tends to garnet with aging.
It has a dry, full and smooth flavor, rich with personality and well structured, complete and elegant, with an evidently aristocratic character; hints of wood can be perceived amidst the typical herbaceous notes.
Its first quality and structure require excellent first courses and risottos with wild boar and hare sauces, mainly red, a meat base such as roasts, or spicy vegetable soufflé and aged cheeses.
Tenuta Torciano Winery is situated in the heart of Tuscany, 35 minutes from Florence and 20 minutes from Siena, surrounded by beautiful rolling hills and a succession of unique greenery that features towering cypress trees, long stretches of beautiful vineyards, olive groves, forests of oaks and lovely villages.
When you visit Tenuta Torciano Winery, you will totally immerse yourself in Italian culture, together with a Tuscan family consisting of 13 generations of wine producers. Here you will experience warm hospitality and additional Tuscan traditions handed down from father to son.
Area of Production:
Located in central Italy along the Tyrrhenian coast, Tuscany is home to some of the world’s most notable wine regions. Toscana IGT is the most famous – and the most commonly used – of Italy’s Indicazione Geografica Tipica (IGT) titles. The geographical region it indicates is, in short, Tuscany.
Toscana IGT wines can be made in any village in any of Tuscany’s 10 provinces.
Cabernet – Sangiovese blended wines are one of the success stories of 20th-Century Italian winemaking. The blend balances the distinctive black-cherry and wild-berry flavors of Sangiovese against the structure and power of Cabernet Sauvignon. the blend represents modern Italian winemaking, making up some of Italy’s most famous wines.
2015 vintage, a fantastic vintage
Our wines produced with the 2015 harvest are excellent vintage wines with a fantastic harvest favored by the climate, described by a spring that alternated plenty of sunny and breezy days. An element, this, that allowed an acceleration of the growth of the bunch between June and July. The strong heat recorded in the months of July and August has stopped the development of the plants, but the abundant rains of late August have brought back the perfect balance, thanks also to the temperature range of the last few days. With the excellent quality, however, we will have a lower quantity of wine than in 2014 and therefore, the availability of these wines is more contained than in the previous year.