Pomino Pinot Nero from Castello Pomino in Tuscany part of the famous Frescobaldi House. The vines for this wine grow in luminous and mineral vineyards at altitudes up to 700 m inthe Florentine mountains. It has a bouquet with small red and black fruits as well as delicate hints of black cherry, blueberry and blackberry. It is fresh, well-balanced and the taste and aromas correspond beautifully.
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|Classification||Pomino Pinot Nero D.O.C.|
|Wine style||Red wine|
|Maturation||15 months in casks and 4 months in bottle|
|Bouquet||Aromas of small red and black fruits, including raspberries and wild strawberries, as well as delicate hints of black cherry, blueberry and blackberry.|
|Taste||Fresh and mineral in taste, the attack balances well with the alcoholic notes. It is fresh, well-balanced and the taste and smell correspond beautifully. An elegant, velvety wine with silky tannins and a long finish.|
|Pairs with||Red meat, game, tasty roasts or medium seasoned cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C.|
The history of the Frescobaldi family starts over a thousand years ago and is closely connected with the history of Tuscany. At the high point of medieval Florence, the Frescobaldi spread their influence as bankers. Later, with the flowering of the Renaissance, they became patrons of major works in Florence. For generations creativity and a quest for excellence have inspired the Frescobaldi family, who has always looked to develop and celebrate the diversity of Tuscany’s terroir. Being proud owners of some of the greatest vineyards and of 7 wineries in Tuscany, they have always sought to maintain the identity and autonomy of each estate.
The estate of Pomino dates from 1500, the year the castle of the same name was built, and from the beginning has been famous for the excellence of its location. In the documentation from the year 1716 when the Grand Duke Cosimo III de’ Medici identified the four most highly prized territories of Tuscany for the production of wines – the notice is considered the precursor of the modern “DOC” (Denominazione di Origine Controllata, or Controlled Designation of Origin) – the territory of Pomino is listed alongside Chianti, Carmignano and Val d’Arno di Sopra. At the World’s Fair of 1873 in Vienna the wines of Pomino won awards, and in 1878 took the gold medal at the World’s Fair in Paris, the highest international recognition of its time.