Ocra Bolgheri DOC
Ocra is a modern and sensual blend of international grapes grown in Bolgheri: Cabernet Sauvignon 30%, Cabernet Franc 30% Merlot 40%. A good Tuscan red produced by Tenute Guicciardini Strozzi that represents the ideal combination of power and sweetness. The word "Ocra" is of Etruscan origin and means "blood of the earth", of the land of Bolgheri, exactly. After the harvest, in the cellar a careful control of fermentation temperatures is carried out carefully, then the wine ages for 12 months in oak barriques.
Intense ruby red colour with violet undertones. Intense and fruity aromas of blackberry and blueberry, a slight spiciness of leather and tobacco. It is well structured on the palate. Although tannins are intense, they tend to be very smooth and they this wine an excellent persistence. We suggest serving it at 18-20 °C.
FOOD MATCHING SUGGESTIONS
Ocra Bolgheri DOC is an excellent companion for a barbecue party and it goes well with stews and game, as well as aged cheese and vegetable soups.
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The winery and the ancient Guicciardini Strozzi family boast over a thousand years of history. The oldest document that bears witness to the existence of Cusona Estate dates back to the year 994. The historic estate of Tenuta di Cusona stands among the green Tuscan hills, in front of the famous medieval town of San Gimignano (SI), known for its impressive towers. The illustrious figures of Strozzi and Guicciardini families have influenced the history of Italy and Europe.
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