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Il Superbo

DOC Bolgheri SUPERIORE

The blend of Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon makes famous the Doc Bolgheri area. This is our interpretation fully refelcting our philosphy: producing wine respecting as much as possible the land which they come from


Grapes: 85%Cabernet Franc -15% Cabernet Sauvignon

Site: Ferruggini and Bolgherese
Exposition : East -West
Year of planting: 2003 - 2013
Soiltype: Clay loam soil with rock fragments
Training system: Guyot
Density of implantation: 5.600 plants/ha
Grape yield per hectare: 7500 kg/ha Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon


Vinification and Ageing: Grape harvesting depends on the maturation of every single parcel of the vineyard. The grapes are divided according to their original lot. Polyphenol elements are extracted thanks to pumps over and punches down. At the end of the fermentation, 18-month malolactic fermentation takes place in new or second passage French oak barrels. After a wine tasting, each different lot is blended and then wine is bottled.

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