Toscana Rosso IGT
Blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot aged separately in barrique for 12 months, then in stainless steel and finally in bottle. Il Sorvegliante offers a wide variety of aromas, with currant, vegetal and quinine tones.
Variety: 33% Cabernet Franc, 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Petit Verdot
Appellation: Toscana Rosso IGT
Vinification: maceration and fermentation at controlled temperature (28° C) for 3 weeks, with pumping over
Aging: in French barrique for 12 months. The wines are then blended and spend 6 more months in stainless steel tanks before bottling. Bottle aging: at least 6 months
Color: intense ruby red
Scent: ample aromas with notes of forest floor, followed by tobacco, quinine and balsamic tones.
Flavor: austere, with assertive tannins, balanced by a good body and restrained softness.
Alcohol content: 13.5% vol.
Total acidity: 5,46 gr/l
Dry Extract: 37
Service temperature: 18° C
Food pairings: red meats, roasts, braised meats, game, aged cheeses
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