2015 Tenuta di Biserno Lodovico
One family: Antinori, one passion: Wine. The Piero and Lodovico Antinori brothers are the owners of the beautiful Tenuta di Biserna from Tocane. According to Parker: "Tenuta di Biserno remains one of the best kept secrets in Bolgheri". The Biserno is named after the winery because the wine reflects the terroir and microclimate of the winery's surroundings. A great way to determine the name of your wine. Only the best grapes are selected for the blend, resulting in a wine of depth, intensity, complexity, durability and elegance.
The 2015 Biserno Lodovico is the top model of Bisern and is After the harvest the grapes are grown. The fermentation takes place for 3 to 4 weeks in stainless steel barrels at 28 degrees. Then the malolactic fermentation takes place, 80% on wood and the rest on stainless steel. The wine then ripens for 16 months in new French oak casks, after which 1 year of bottle aging. The wine is only made in the special peak years (2007, 2008, 2011, 2012 and 2013). This is the sixth year that is being produced.
The Lodovico vineyard is a six-hectare plot in the larger Bellaria vineyard (which produces the Biserno wine) on this important estate in Bibbona on the coast of Tuscany. The entire vineyard is planted with Bordeaux grapes Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot. The vines were planted in 2002, with a density of 6500 vines per hectare (2361 / acre). Research and experience has shown that the vineyards have a unique micro-climate for the production of rare high quality Cabernet Franc and Merlot grapes. Lodovico is the absolute top wine of the Tenuta di Biserno domain. Lodovico has limited availability. In total, only 8,000 bottles were produced.
Ruby red wine with granite shimmering. The bouquet, after decanting the wine, is overwhelming, beautiful hints of Mediterranean herbs and flowers can be discovered, complemented by the scents of dark chocolate, licorice, black cherries and spices. The taste is lush, with deep fruit of black currants and dark forest fruits. The intensity of the wine is exceptional, with fresh acids and ripe tannins in the beautiful long-lasting finish.
Gambero Rosso: 3 red glasses
James Suckling: 98/100
|Type of Wine||Red|
|Winery||Tenuta di Biserno|
|Grape||Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot|
|Drinking as of||2020|
|Tasting Profiles||Complex, Dark fruit, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Tannines, Full|
|Drink moments||Indruk maken, Lekker luxe|