Credits: Terradonnà – Tuscany – Italy
Variety composition: Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcoholic strength: 14.5% vol.
Classification: D.O.C. Val di Cornia (Denomination of Controlled Origin)
Production area: Suvereto (LI)
Vineyards: 100 m a.s.l.
Soil type: clay, pebble, important presence of minerals, sand.
Training system: Guyot 9000 plants per hectare.
Vinification: manual selection of the best grapes in the vineyard, slow maceration in vitrified concrete tanks for 24 days, malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels where it remains for 14 months.
Refinement: 30 months in the bottle.
Serving temperature: 18 ° C.
Limpid, ruby red in color with purple reflections, with a good consistency.
The nose is quite complex with hints: floral, fruity and spicy. There are notes of red flowers such as wisteria and rose, berries such as currants, blackberries and nuances of cherries in alcohol. Closing with the scent of peppercorns and cloves.
The sip confirms an important but well-polished tannic note. Good taste olfactory persistence where a note of sweet spices remains. Overall a fine quality sample.
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