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Classification: IGT Toscana
Production Area: Toscana
Grape Varieties: Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot
Alcohol Content: 14%
Available formats: 375ml - 750ml - 1,5L

Vinyard Information:
Planting density 5600 vines/Ha
Heavy clay (30%)
Altitude 255-265 mt.
Pruning method of single Guyot ensure low yields, about 42 Hl/ha.

Vinification & Maturation:
Vinification: Small (50Hl.) stainless fermentation vats ensure maximum skin/liquid contact for a period of 10 to 15 days.
Maturation: 20 months in new French oak barriques (225 Lt) followed by about 7 months in bottle before release.

Tasting Notes: Stylish, deep ruby/violet red. Plummy/blueberry character, hints of herbs and mint. Rich soft oppulent tannins. Long intense finish, no harshness. Very enjoyable now will develop over many years.