Description: Toscana IGT
Grape varieties: Cabernet/Syrah (Cabernet Franc 30%,
Cabernet Sauvignon 30%, Syrah 40%)
Color: Deep ruby red
Aromas: Intense red berry and plumy aromas
followed by a hint of spice
Flavor: Well structured, smooth and complex,
with a long aftertaste
Food pairing: Roasted red meat, wild game
and partially aged to fully aged cheese
FEATURES OF THE PRODUCTION AREA
Estate: Vigne Toscane srls
Total Surface area: 50 Ha (123.5 acres)
Vineyards Surface area: 25 Ha (62 acres)
Altitude: 100/120 mt a.s.l.
Exposure: South-South/West
Soil type: Clay, limestone with good depth.
Planting density: 7050 vines per hectare
Training system: Cordon-trained
WINE MAKING AND AGEING
Yeld/HA: 65 quintals
Harvest date: 20 September/15 October
Harvesting: Manual
Pressing: Soft
Fermentation vats: 100% stainless steel
Fermentation temperature: 28°C
Length of fermentation: 7/8 days
Maceration: 15 days
Malolactic fermentation: Natural during the period of
November/December, in barriques and in stainless steel
Ageing: 50% Stainless steel, 50% Barriques
Length of ageing: 5 months