A very pleasant Sangiovese/Merlot blend from Antonelli, this wine is brilliant ruby red in colour with purplish hues, with an array of fruit and flowers on the nose and marked notes of cherries and red berries. Wonderfully lively and balanced in the mouth with a pleasant and fresh, yet "warm" finish.
The Baiocco Umbria Rosso was recently received an award in the category “Low Cost of Drinking Well” by the Gambero Rosso guide. An interesting recognition that certifies a policy-oriented quality towards all the types of wine from the Antonelli winery.
In the 2017 edition of the Italian wine bible, Gambero Rosso, the Baiocco 2015 received 2 glasses, which is extraordinary for a wine in this price cetegory.
Grape varietals: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Merlot.
Yield per hectare: 65 hL / ha.
Harvest: begins with Merlot at the beginning of September, Sangiovese towards the end of September. The grapes are hand-picked.
Vinification: Fermentation in contact with the skins for 14 days at 25°C.
Ageing: in stainless steel tanks for 12 months and then bottle ageing for 3 months.
Tasting notes: brilliant ruby red in colour; the nose opens with fruity and floral notes of cherry and red fruit; on the palate it is lively and balanced with a pleasant and fresh fruity finish.
Accompanies: an everyday wine. Goes well with cold pork cuts and cheeses, light pasta dishes, main courses and light medium-aged cheeses.
Best period for drinking: within 5 years after the harvest.
Serving temperature: 16°C (60.8°F).
Size: 750 mL bottle.