Biserno 2017

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Region: Italy / Tuscany / Maremma
Grapes: 35% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot

Biserno is the wine that gives the name to the estate, a thought-provoking wine reflecting the excellent terroir and micro-climate of the coastal area of the Upper Maremma. Only the finest grapes are selected for the blend, resulting in a wine of depth, intensity, complexity, longevity and elegance. Soil type is part clay, part Bolgheri conglomerate. Vine training is spurred cordon with plant density of 6,500 vines per hectare. Fermentation took place for 14 to 21 days at 77 to 82 Fahrenheit. 60% percent of the wine underwent malolactic fermentation in oak barrels, the remainder in stainless steel. The wine was aged for 15 months in 75% new French oak barriques and the rest in one year old barrels. The wine was further aged for 12 months in bottle before release.

95 Points

2017 vintage
97 Points

2017 vintage
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tasting note

Biserno shows immediately its quality with taste of impeccable cherry, blackberry and dark prune flavors. It presents savory spice and tobacco framed with precision and focus. There is no doubt that this is one of the best editions of Biserno.

food pairing

Pair with braised or roasted meats and hard cheeses.

technical data

GRAPES: 35% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot
PH: 3.65
ACIDITY: 5.2 g/l
ABV: 15%
AGING: The wine is further aged for 12 months in the bottle before release

points of distinction

  • Vineyards benefit from Upper Maremma's perfect terroir
  • Created and nurtured by premier winemaking Antinori family.
  • Unique Blends, concentration in Merlot & Cabernet Franc
  • Grapes are hand harvested, carefully sorted, destemmed and soft crushed.
  • Aging potential: 12 to 15 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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