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DOC Bolgheri

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2016

The name Varvàra is in honor of Baroness Varvàra Wrangler, wife of Count Ugolino della Gherardesca and great-grandmother of Count Federico Zileri Dal Verme, the current owner.
This wine was born from the desire to develop a more immediate product while continuing to give importance to the fruit.

blend

60%Cabernet Sauvignon

20%Merlot

15%Cabernet Franc

5%Petit Verdot

From this vintage we have introduced the Cabernet Franc that seams the ideal partner in marriage Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot. The bouquet turn to more spicy-refreshing notes, on same full-bodied exciting taste.

harvest

Handpicked grapes, selected again before the destemming.

vinification

Delicate process mainly trough pump over of the juice. The maceration in 2016 was quite long.

aging

12 months in 500 liters Barrels.

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terroir

Soil
Calcareous with pH 8, mix of Clay-sand-limestone. Dark brown color

Production Area
Vineyard are placed on hill at 70m over the sea level. Oriented to the sea, full sun from the morning to the evening

Density Plantation
6500 plants/hectare

Yield
7500 kg/hectare

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