Structured Tuscan red from this famous wine dynasty. Expect good tannin and oak supporting dark, raisined fruit and a long refined finish. This is for food so match with roast strip loin of beef.
The Antinori family, country squires, has its residence and its agricultural activities near Florence at the castle of Combiate. The fortunes of the family go through significant changes when the castle is destroyed during a siege. The Antinori move to Florence, at the time on the most important cities of the Western world.
Accarisio di Antinori becomes a member of the “Arte della Seta” – the Florentine Silk Makers Guild – an important part of the local economy.