Cignale Igt Colli Toscana Centrale

IGT Colli della Toscana Centrale
Denomination
IGT Colli della Toscana Centrale
Origin

Location: 4 hectares. 490-520 m. a.s.l.

Breeding system: Spurred cordon
Screw density: 5.500 plants per hectare

Production process
Fermentation about 20 days at 28° and ageing for at least 36 months
Alcoholic strength
14,00%
First year of production
1986
Average production
12.000 bottles

~90% Cabernet Sauvignon

~10% Merlot

Potential ageing
20/25 years
Profile and recommended combinations
Very deep ruby red, elegant and well-structured. Scents of red fruits and typical notes of humus. A little balsamic note fades into pine. Full body adn velvety tannins.
Roasted meats and aged cheese.
Awards

2019

BIBENDA - 4/5 GRAPPOLI
FALSTAFF - 93 POINTS
GAMBERO ROSSO VINI D'ITALIA - 2 BICCHIERI NERI
GUIDA DEI VINI ITALIANI DI LUCA MARONI - 92 POINTS
GUIDA VINI "VIATE" AIS - 3 VITI
I VINI DI VERONELLI - 92 POINTS
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 94 POINTS
VINOUS ANTONIO GALLONI - 92 POINTS
WINE ADVOCATE - 95 POINTS

2018

BIBENDA - 4 GRAPPOLI
CONCOURS MONDIAL DE BRUXELLES - GOLD MEDAL
FALSTAFF - 92 POINTS
GUIDA DEI VINI ITALIANI DI LUCA MARONI - 93 POINTS
GUIDA VINI "VIATE" AIS - 3 VITI ROSSE, 1 VITE NERA
I VINI DI VERONELLI - 3 STARS
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 94 POINTS
THE WINE HUNTER MERANO WINE FESTIVAL - GOLD MEDAL
VINOUS ANTONIO GALLONI - 92 POINTS
WINE ADVOCATE - 94 POINTS
WINESCRITIC.COM - 92 POINTS

2017

CONCOURS MONDIAL DE BRUXELLES - GOLD MEDAL
FALSTAFF - 93 POINTS
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 95 POINTS

2016

GUIDA DEI VINI ITALIANI DI LUCA MARONI - 93 POINTS
I VINI DI VERONELLI GUIDA - 92 POINTS
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 94 POINTS
WINE ADVOCATE - 94 POINTS

2015

CONCOURS MONDIAL DE BRUXELLES - GOLD MEDAL
FALSTAFF - 91 POINTS
GUIDA VINI "VITAE" AIS - 4 VITI
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 94 POINTS
WINE ADVOCATE - 95 POINTS
WINESCRITIC.COM - 95 POINTS

2013

FALSTAFF - 94 POINTS
I VINI DI VERONELLI - 92 POINTS
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 94 POINTS
WINE ADVOCATE - 93 POINTS

2012

JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 93 POINTS
VINOUS ANTONIO GALLONI - 92 POINTS
WINE ADVOCATE - 94+ POINTS

2011

CONCOURS MONDIAL DE BRUXELLES - SILVER MEDAL
DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARD - SILVER MEDAL
GILBERT & GAILLARD - GOLD MEDAL
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 95 POINTS
WINE ADVOCATE - 92 POINTS

2010

FALSTAFF - 92 POINTS
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 93 POINTS
WINE ADVOCATE - 94 POINTS
WINE ENTHUSIAST - 90 POINTS

2009

JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 92 POINTS
VINOUS ANTONIO GALLONI - 93 POINTS
WINE SPECTATOR - 90 POINTS

2008

VINOUS ANTONIO GALLONI - 94 POINTS

2007

FALSTAFF - 93 POINTS
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 95 POINTS
WINE ADVOCATE - 94 POINTS

2006

FALSTAFF - 92 POINTS
WINE ADVOCATE - 92 POINTS
WINE SPECTATOR - 92 POINTS

2005

WINE ADVOCATE - 93 POINTS

2004

WINE ADVOCATE - 93 POINTS
WINE ETHUSIAST - 92 POINTS
WINE SPECTATOR - 91 POINTS

2003

WINE ADVOCATE - 93 POINTS
WINE ETHUSIAST - 91 POINTS

2001

WINE ADVOCATE - 93 POINTS
WINE ENTHUSIAST - 93 POINTS
WINE SPECTATOR - 90 POINTS

2000

WINE SPECTATOR - 91 POINTS