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2019

Castello di Bolgheri wine is produced with the grapes of our best vineyards placed close to Bolgheri Village.
Vineyard facing the tirrenian sea that are now 20 years old

blend

75%Cabernet Sauvignon

20%Cabernet Franc

5%Merlot

With 2019 we continue our stile choose in 2017, more density than 2018, more glyceryc mid palate and also a mineral tonicity to finish.

harvest

Hand picked Grapes, selected on the harvest and before destemming even with much care. 2019 has been harvested from begin of September (Merlot), followed by the cabernet Franc, to the end of September with Cabernet Sauvignon.

vinification

Every year we try to finalize some details. This vintage has been fermented with indigenous and selected yeast.

aging

Castello di Bolgheri 2019 has been bottled in October 2021 after 20 months aging in oak barrels and casks.

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terroir

Soil
Calcareous whit 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
6.500 plants/hectare

Yeld
6500 kg/hectare

awards

Wine Spectator

95 pts

Wine Enthusiast

95 pts

Wine Advocate

96 pts

James Suckling

93 pts