Wine Description

Tuscany Red I.G.T.

Production area Tuscany Maremma – Civitella Paganico Fraz. Civitella (GR) Italy
Soil loam, rich of skeleton
Altitude 270m a.s.l.
Age of vines 4 years
Productive surface 1 hectare (2.5 acres)
Training System Guyot
Planting density 5,000 vines per hectare (2.5m X 0.8m; 98in X 31.5in)
Production per hectare 3,000kg
Date of harvest end of September
Harvesting method manual harvesting, in 15kg boxes
Vinification fermentation is achieved in stainless steel tanks; polyphenolic extraction is achieved
through numerous “pumping-over”; postfermentation maceration and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel, followed by transfer into aged oak barrels
Refinement approximately 20 months in oak barriques
Alcohol content 14% vol
Acidity 6.5g/l
Residual sugar 0.8g/l
Production 2,500 bottles
Color ruby red with intense violet hues
Odor quite intense and complex; notes of ripe fruit in alcohol, hints of licorice and herbal notes; delicate hint of wood
Taste strong warm sensation accompanied by a marked acidity; quite tannic, transmits a discrete and pleasant sensation of dryness and roughness; good persistence
Pairings red meats including steaks, stews and/or wild game; medium and well aged cheeses
Serving temperature 18°C (64.5°F)
Ageing potential 10 years

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