Aia Vecchia Lagone Toscana 2009
Bordeaux Red Blends from Tuscany, Italy
Lagone has a warm deep red colour close to purple. Delicate aromas of Mediterranean wood and vanilla emphasize the structured and elegant taste with intense notes of wild berries, ripe juicy sour cherries and hints of sweet spices that leave the palate satisfied and pleasantly sweet and dry. Tibor Gál has been able to create a blend marked by the Italian "terroir" together with the "finesse" of a great French red wine. The wine is... View More
Medium-deep red. Lovely violet lift to the aromas of strawberry, sweet brown spices and tobacco; comes across as much fresher than the 2010. Suave, smooth and aromatic in the mouth, with flavors of redcurrant, plum and licorice joined by a hint of cinnamon on the back. The broad, dusty tannins are sweeter than those of the 2010, giving the wine's fruit a chance to linger.
Aia Vecchia is the name of an old building which is today the centre of a company deep in the Tuscany countryside between Bolgheri and Castagneto Carducci. This is an area where the particularly favorable microclimate and ideally suited soils make possible the production of very high quality wines. The particular position gives the vines very much light, both direct sunlight as sunlight reflected by the sea. This in general allows an early harvest.
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