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Appellation Red I.G.T. Toscana
Variety Merlot 30% – Sangiovese 50% – Cabernet Sauv. 20%
Alcohol content 15% vol.
Service temperature 18°- 20°C

Vineyard

Property Cattaneo brothers;
Area 3,5 hectares / 8,65 acres;
Altitude 280 mt. a.s.l.;
Exposure south;
Density 3500 plants/ha;
Training system Spurred cordon;
Vineyard average age 8 years

Vinification and ageing

Yield 5 tons per hectare / 20,23 tons per acre;
Harvest time Merlot beginning of September, Sangiovese early October, Cabernet S. beginning of October;
Picking grapes are hand picked and carried in 20kg-cases;
Pressing soft pressing with immediate pumping of the juice to the vats. 2 days at low temperature before introducing selected yeasts;
Fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats for about 25-30 days.
Fermentation Temperature 28/30°C;
Malolactic fermentation complete, in Barriques; Ageing: in French Barriques, 1/4 new ¾ second and third passage, for about 24 months;
Bottle ageing 6 months;
N°of bottles 200

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