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VIGNALE IGT Toscana organic red wine

Wine name San Martino in VIGNALE

Denomination IGT Toscana Rosso

Vintage 2018
Production area Tenuta Maria Teresa, Lucca Hills
Oenologist Massimo Motroni
Soil Mainly sandy with presence of magnesium and silicium
Grape variety Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon,
Cabernet Frane
Exposure Sud/ovest
Average vineyards age 23 years
Altitude 180 mt s.l.m.
Training system Guyot
Vine stocks per ha 5000
Yield per ha in Kg 4000
Average year production 1500bottles/year

Harvest The grapes were produced in respect of the organic certification,
with biodynamic methods.
Manual harvest in 15 Kg perforateci plastic boxes. Bunches
selection according to ripening. The harvest of the various
grapes began in the first days of September with the Merlot and
ended in the first week of October with the Cabernet.
Vinification Crushing and destemming, fermentation with indigenous
yeasts, skin maceration at 28/30° C for 15/18 days, with daily
pumping aver, malolactic fermentation in stainless steel vats.
Maturing The wine is aged partly in first and second passage
French oak barriques and partly in steel for 18 months. Then it is
assembled in stainless steel vats and left to rest in the natural
cold throughout the winter months to achieve tartaric
stabilization; it is bottled the following summer
Bottle Ageing In bottle for at least 12 months.
Colour Intense and lively ruby red
Bouquet The nose is mature, with notes of dark fruit and a fresh
background in the finish; plum pulp predominates together with
hints of cherry integrateci with sweet spicy notes going with
progression and balance towards notes of liquorice and tabacco.
Taste On the palate it is full balanced with good body and
smooth and succulent tannins, good acidity, sapidity and minerai
notes which give it a long and persistent finish.
Alcohol 13,5 % by Vol