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 m ü. M.; SSW Expo.
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
20.08.18 - 04.09.18
Alcohol: 14,5%; total acidity: 5,60‰
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
Intense aromas of black fruit. A firm and silky wine with fine tannins and a luscious finish.
Food with balanced, intense flavours, meat and game dishes fried or stewed, poultry such as pigeon or pheasant.
Othmar Kiem, Simon Staffler