TEST

2011
Basic Information
Description

TRE stands for the three grape varieties, Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, and for our three Tuscan estates - the basis for this wine. The wine is dominated by delicious red fruit flavors; it is really juicy and always ready to drink. It’s an elegant and well-structured medium-bodied wine which matures for one year in French tonneaux.

Denomination IGT Rosso Toscana
Varieties 80% Sangiovese 20% Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot
Vineyards and terroir
Vineyards location Castellina in Chianti, Radda in Chianti, Maremma.
Vineyards elevation and exposure Chianti: 230 - 400 mt a.s.l.; S-SW exp; Maremma: 75-175 mt a.s.l.; W-SW exp.
Soils Castellina in Chianti: loamy; Radda in Chianti: medium textured with rocky skeleton; Maremma: sandy loamy, with two-thirds sand and one-third silt and clay.
Climate and microclimate Chianti: continental climate, with cold winters (temperatures below 0° C) and very hot summers. Maremma: mediterranean climate with very hot summers and very mild winters.
Vinification and aging
Harvest 24.08.11 - 27.09.11
Wine analysis Alcohol: 13,5%; total acidity: 5,5‰
Temperature of fermentation 30-32°
Must contact Up to 18 days
Maturing 12 months 1/2 in new, 1/2 in used tonneaux
Bottle ageing a few months
First year of production 2000
Ageing potential Up to 10 years
Tasting notes
Tasting note

Aromas of dark berries and strawberry on the nose. Fine tannins and a silky finish.

Perfect with

Pasta, roast or boiled white meat, poultry, roast or grilled fish.

Awards
James Suckling
93
James Suckling
Decanter
95
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