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DOC Bolgheri Superiore

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2008

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

70%Cabernet Sauvignon

15%Cabernet Franc

15%Merlot

harvest

Just a grape selection of our best vineyards

vinification

Very long maceration by the cabernet sauvignon, and high peak temperatures (32degrees) Just after the fermentation we’ve put the wines in barrel, about 25% new oak (rhone and burgundy stile barrels)

aging

For a longer and careful aging , 24months in barrel

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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

Gambero Rosso

2 bicchieri rossi

Wine Spectator

91 pts

Falstaff

90 pts

I vini di Veronelli

92 pts

Decanter

Bronze

Wine Enthusiast

93 pts

James Suckling

93 pts

Le guide de l'Espresso

17,5 pts