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
Just a grape selection of our best vineyards
Uve arrivate a perfetta maturazione ma l’instabilità autunnale anticipata, con piogge prima della vendemmia dei Cabernet, ha portato una certa diluizione, tradotta in una minore gradazione alcolica e minor volume di bocca.
Picked at top ripeness , destemmed , fermented stainless steel vats wood vat and; Very long maceration by the Cabernet Sauvignon, and high peak temperatures (30 degrees). Just after the fermentation we’ve put the wines in barrel, about 30% new oak (Rhone and Burgundy barrels).
Aging took place in barriques the first 12 months and 500 liters for the next 12 months.
Calcareous whit pH 8, mix of Clay-sand-limestone. Dark brown color
Vineyard are placed on hill at 70m over the sea level. Oriented to the sea full sun from the morning to the evening
The 2010 summer was very constant, dry climate and temperature raised never over 30 degrees, condition that allowed a good ripeness process just the autumn instability joined us too early, begin September with any days rain and untypical cool weather, grape had ripe tannins but less sugar concentration.
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