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La Castellina, Castellina in Chianti, Siena, Toscana
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Tuscany Red IGT

Rosso Toscano

Technical Data

Rosso Toscano

Altitude of vineyards: 450 m (above sea level)

Surface of production: 3 hectares

Vines per hectare: 4400

Type of soil: rocks and sands of Galestro and Alberese

Aspect of vineyard: west

Grape percentage: Sangiovese and Colorino

Production per hectare: grapse 7000 kg – wine 4900 kg

Features & Pairings suggestions

Vinification

Vinification

Hand-made vintage. The fermentation lasts 8/10 days at controlled temperature, followed by maceration with marc for 8/10 days. Then the product is refined in stainless-steel tanks for about 4/6 months, where the malo-lactic fermentation takes place.

Ageing

Ageing

The ageing lasts 6/8 months and is carried out in barrels made with Slavonian oak (24/47 hl.). Before consumption a further period of refining in bottle is needed, of the duration of 2 months.

Visual Analysis

Visual Analysis

Ruby red, lively ruby-red.

Olfactory Analysis

Olfactory Analysis

Scents of ripe red-bay fruits, with light notes of wood in the background.

Gustatory Analysis

Gustatory Analysis

Pleasant, taste of ripe fruits, where especially cherry can be noticed. Notes of spices, pepper especially, light scents of wood.

Serving Suggestions

Serving Suggestions

Serve in a tulip glass. Temperature should be of 18 degrees C/64 degrees F.

Pairing Suggestions

Pairing Suggestions

Red meat and poultry, medium ripe cheese, all meals

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La Castellina
Via Ferruccio, 26
53011 Castellina in Chianti, Siena, Italy

CONTACTS:
Tel: +39.0577.740459
Fax: +39.0577.741882
E-mail: info@lacastellina.it
COMPANY:
Fattoria La Castellina di Tommaso Bojola
Loc. Ferrozzola 1,
53011 Castellina In Chianti (SI), Italy
VAT 00879410520
Cod. Fisc. BJLTMS58R29D6120
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