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DOC Bolgheri Superiore

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2009

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

60%Cabernet Sauvignon

20%Merlot

4%Petit Verdot

16%Cabernet Franc

harvest

Just a grape selection of our best vineyards; Picked at top ripeness , destemmed , fermented in inox vats and open barrels

vinification

Very long maceration by the cabernet sauvignon , and high peak temperatures (31degrees) Just after the fermentation we’ve put the wines in barrel , about 25% new oak

aging

Aging took place in barriques the first 12 months and 500 liters for the next 12 months

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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

3 bicchieri

Wine Spectator

93 pts

Falstaff

92 pts

I vini di Veronelli

91 pts

Wine Enthusiast

93 pts

James Suckling

93 pts

Le guide de l'Espresso

16,5 pts