Colli della Toscana Centrale I.G.T.

This red is made of Merlot and Sangiovese. The wine is an intense ruby red in colour and is characterized by a complex and intriguing range of aromas: ripe black fruit, liquorice, spices and tobacco leaf. On the palate it is silky and enveloping with a fine density and persistence. The finish shows notes of ripe black fruit, liquorice, coffee, and dark chocolate.
It should be served at a temperature of 18°C.

Best maturity for drinking: up to 4-6 years after release.

Environmental Labelling

Technical data

Appellation: Colli della Toscana Centrale IGT

Grape varieties: Sangiovese 50%, Merlot 50%

Vineyard age: 20 years

Vineyard density: 5000 vines per hectare

Vineyard yeld: 3500-4000 kg per hectare

Elevation, exposure: 350-500 metres, south-southwest

Soil: Medium texture on Pietraforte rock

Harvest: Handpicked, into small boxes

Quality control: Manual selection in cellar of highest-quality grapes

Vinification: 30 days maceration in steel vats

Aging: For min. 12 months in French oak barrique, (30% new wood) and subsequent 6 months in cement tank

Bottle aging: Min. 6 months under controlled temperature