This wine is a blend of Sangiovese and Merlot grapes from diverse areas of our Estate with various exposures and altitudes and a soil rich in sand and clay.
Our attention goes to the vines in order to archive a wine expression of our territory.
Grapes are picked separately once the phenolic phases are completed.
|Grapes||100% Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Area of production||150m above sea level with south/south-westerly exposure.|
|Name of the Cru||Ponticello|
|Type of soil||alluvial substrata and pebbles|
|Training system||spur cordon with 6/8 buds|
|Yeald per hectare||max. 70q/ht|
|Harvest||end of September, beginning of October|
|Vinification||The grapes are processed at a controlled temperature between 25° and 28°c. Maceration lasts 12-15 days with repeated plunge down of the cap.|
|Ageing and affination||The wine is kept in small French oak barrels for 12 months, follow by 5-6 months of affination in bottle at 15/16°c in our thermo ventilated cellar.|
|Colour||intense ruby red|
|Nose||small berries aroma, curry, dark spices and liquorice, with balsamic notes, tobacco and vanilla.|
|Taste||tannins and acidity are well balanced to offer a wine rich and full at the palate.|
|Best with||grilled meat, barbecue and succulent dishes. Ideal with mature Italian cheeses|