Bolgheri Rosso D.O.C.
Grape Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc
Vineyards: located in Bolgheri, at sea level
Average age of the vines: 10 - 15 years old
Soil: sandy, silty, located on the coastal strip of the Tyrrhenian Sea
Harvest Period: divided between September and October
Vinification: separate for each variety, maceration and subsequent malolactic fermentation take place in stainless steel tanks. Then 12 months aging in French oak barriques, one part new wood and one part one year old. A further 6 months of aging in bottle follows.
Alcohol Content: 14.00% vol
Residual Sugar: 2 grams per liter
Color: ruby garnet red, deep, with intense violet reflections
Aroma: complex spectrum with notes of small red fruits, cinnamon, chocolate, and liquorice
Palate: harmonious, good structure with sweet tannins. Persistent, enveloping and soft, and with a jammy aftertaste
Food Suggestions: red meats, structured first courses and cold cuts
Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C / 60-65 °F
Red meats, structured first courses and cold cuts
16-18 °C / 60-65 °F