I.G.T. Maremma Toscana
Sixteen months in first- and second-use French barrique and 8 months in bottle give this 100% Cabernet Sauvignon great structure and character.
Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: I.G.T. Maremma Tuscany
Climatic trend: mild winter with mild temperatures, hot summer but with enough rain
Vinification: Maceration and fermentation at controlled temperature for 18 days, with pumping over and punching down
Fermentation temperature: 28° C
Aging: 16 months in first- and second-use French barrique
Bottle aging: 8 months
Color: Ruby red
Aroma: Intense, persistent, elegant, ample, with hints of juniper, spices and pepper.
Palate: Ample and persistent, with great balance
Alcohol content: 14.00% vol.
Total acidity and pH: 6 g / l – pH 3.71
Service temperature: 18° C
Food pairings: Red and white meat, salmì
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