Varietal: Sangiovese: 70%, Cabernet Sauvignon: 30%.
Vineyard density: 3000-5000 plants per hectare.
Yield per hectare: an average of 7 tons of grapes.
Yield of grapes into wine: approximately 65%
VINIFICATION AND MATURATION
Grape harvest: Sangiovese in the first half of October, Cabernet Sauvignon in the second half.
Vinification: Tenute del Cabreo Cellar.
Alcoholic fermentation: in stainless steel wine tanks at a controlled temperature of 28°C for both Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Maceration on the lees: 15-18 days.
Malolactic fermentation: stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 22/23°C.
Ageing: the two varieties are then blended and aged in French oak barrels (30% new, 40% one year old, 30% two years old) with decanting every three months for a total of 16 -18 months. Bottle ageing: minimum 6 months.
Current Estimated Price: $50.00