Il Pino di Biserno 2016

Tenuta di Biserno

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Region: Italy / Tuscany / Maremma
Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot

Il Pino di Biserno reflects the unique terroir of Bibbona, a blend of grapes which truly reflects a classic Alta Maremma wine, clearly a younger sibling of the eponymous Biserno. This, through rigorous selection of young vine grapes, is a fine ambassador for this estate, vintage after vintage, offering a harmonious, seductive style, Accessible and early-drinking, Il Pino reveals the potential character, finesse and elegance, of the property. The blend of Il Pino di Biserno consists of: Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot and in some vintages Cabernet Sauvignon.

93 Points

2016 vintage
94 Points

Wine Advocate

2016 vintage
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harvest note

2016 can be considered a vintage with great potential on the Tuscan coast in general and for Tenuta di Biserno and Campo di Sasso in particular. It was a warmer than normal winter but a cooler than normal spring with frequent rainfalls well into June. The growth was balanced and the vines were well prepared for the warm and dry July and August and did not suffer any excessive water deficit stress. Ripening was also balanced and the relatively cool nights in August helped retain fresh fruit aromas and flavors.

tasting note

Intense nose with ripe fruit and some spicy notes. The oak is well integrated and adds complexity and balance to the fruit. Medium to full bodied with ripe tannins, a fine acidity and great length. The wine is very young at release in September 2018 and has all the components to develop beautifully in the next few years.

food pairing

Pair with roast measts, particulary beef, wheter it be filet de sirloin or Tuscan T-bone

technical data

GRAPES: Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot
PH: 3.62
ACIDITY: 5.30 g/L
ABV: 14.9%
AGING: The wine is aged for 12 months in new and second-use French oak barrique and 10% of the volume in stainless steel.

points of distinction

  • First vintage: 2004
  • Winemaker: Helena Lindberg - Consultant: Michel Rolland
  • Ageing potential: 7 t o 10 years
  • about the grape +
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"Biserno is unique - a dream for any winemaker. Reuniting the names Lodovico and Piero, the namesakes of the original founders of the Antinori Company, I am happy and honored to realize my last winemaking project."

– Lodovico Antinori, Owner

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