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
24.08.11 - 27.09.11
Alcohol: 14%; total acidity: 5,40‰
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
Cherry and strawberry notes with leather and sweet spice accents. Dense tannins show on the finish.
Food with balanced, intense flavours, meat and game dishes fried or stewed, poultry such as pigeon or pheasant.
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