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DOC Bolgheri

logo bottiglia Varvàra

2020

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

17%Cabernet Franc

3%Petit Verdot

harvest

Handpicked grapes, selected again before the destemming.

vinification

Delicate process mainly trough pump over of the juice. The maceration 20 – 25 days. The fermentation is made in steel vats.

aging

12 month 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

awards

ONAV Prosit

2 pts

Wine Spectator

92 pts

Wine Advocate

93 pts