ILATRAIA is a modern and terroir-typical blend of 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Petit Verdot and 20% Cabernet Franc. A full-bodied wine with freshness, definition and elegance.
IGT Rosso Toscana
Petit Verdot 40%, Cabernet Sauvignon 40%, Cabernet Franc 20%
Vineyards and terroir
Vineyards elevation and exposure
75-175 mt a.s.l; S-W exp.
Sandy loamy, with two-thirds sand and one-third silt and clay
Climate and microclimate
Mediterranean climate with very hot summers and very mild winters. Massive differences between day and night-time temperatures. A nearly constant coastal breeze assures a continuous ventilation of the vineyards.
Vinification and aging
04.09.10 - 06.10.10
Alcohol: 14%; total acidity: 5,80‰
Temperature of fermentation
Up to 18 days
18 months 1/2 in new, 1/2 in used barriques
First year of production
Up to 25 years
Flavors of black currant, violet and sweet spice, with a hint of tobacco. Shows elegant tannins and a long aftertaste of black currant and spice.
Food with balanced, intense flavours, meat and game dishes fried or stewed, poultry such as pigeon or pheasant.
Markus Del Monego, Andreas Larsson
I Vini di Veronelli