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Appellation: IGT Toscana
Typology: Still Red Wine
Vitigni: Merlot 100%
Altitude: 247m a.s.l.
Sun Exposure: North West-South East
Terrain: Pliocene clay with 40% clay fraction, alkaline pH rich in salts and minerals.
Growth system: spurred cordon
VINIFICATION AND AGEING
Harvest: hand-made in small boxes with grapes selection upon cutting.
Fermentation and maceration: around 25 days in stainless steel vats at controlled temperature.
Malolactic fermentation: naturally processed.
Affinamento: 12 months in French oak tonneaux, then additional 6 months in stainless steel vats.