This wine was born by the desire of expressing the Bolgheri terroir trying to balance the charm and the elegance of this region with a unique freshness.
Grapes: Merlot, Cabernet Franc & Cabernet Sauvignon
Site: Podere Sette, Loc. Greppi Cupi, Bolgheri
Exposition: East -West
Year of planting: 2007 - 2013
Soil type: Sandy-clay soils, sandy-silty soils with rock fragments
Training System: Trellis system, spur cordon and Guyot pruned
Density of implantation: 5.600 plants/ha
Grape yield per hectare: 8000 Kg/ha Merlot, 5500 Kg/ha Cabernet Sauvignon, 5000 Kg/ha Cabernet Franc
Vinification and ageing: The grapes are tasted in the vineyards and harvested when they are completely ripe. The grapes are vinified according to their original vineyards. After a 2-3 day prefermentative cold maceration the grapes begin to ferment in controlled temperature steel tanks for a period ranging from 10 to 25 days. During the extraction thanks to punching down and pumping over the temperature must never exceed 30 degrees. At the end of the maceration the must begins its ageing that takes place 70% in second and third use French oak barrels and 30% in steel tanks for 10 months.
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