Antinori Wine Tasting, Meridien Hotel – Chiang Mai

18 Febuary 2009
Chiang Mai Merdien Hotel
A tasting of selected Antinori wines was held at the Italian restaurant Favola. Following were the wines tasted:
Cipresseto 2006 a very pleasant drinking Rose; Villa Antinori Bianco 2007, 70% Trebbiano and Malvasia, 30% Chardonnay and Pinot Bianco and Pinot Gris, light, fragrant and young; Chardonnay Bramito Del Cervo 2006 pale golden color with toasted vanilla; Villa Antinori Rosso 2004, 60% Sangiovese, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 5% Syrah, ruby colored with soft tannins, berry fruit with a hint of oak;
Santa Cristina Chianti Superiore 2006 95% Sangiove, 5% Merlot. A lovely bouquet, good balance of fruit and tannin with floral hints a favorite over the years around the world; Marchese Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva 2004, 90% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and other red varieties, intense ruby color, a rounded and well-balanced wine; Moscato D’Asti 2007, 100% White Cannelli Moscato, typical Moscato characteristics with hints of honey.


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