Valle del Sogno
Classification: I G T
Alcohol content: 13,50% vol.
Grape variety: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Cabernet Franc.
Production area: Piombino/Val di Cornia (LI)
Planted area: ha. 1
Type of soil: Limestone – clay – medium texture.
Cultivation system:Bilateral spurred cordon.
Average production per plant: kg. 1
Harvest Time: In September reached phenolic maturity.
Collection: Handmade selection in boxes.
Winemaking technique: Soft stemming and pressing. Controlled temperature fermentation in thermo-conditioned stainless steel tanks for 20-25 days. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation at the end of alcoholic fermentation.
Aging in wood: Allier oak barriques for 18 months, after the blend, in stainless steel tanks until bottling.
Bottle aging: 6 months.
Color: Deep ruby, with coral-violet hues.
Aroma: Intense and persistent, with pronounced notes of toasting, vanilla and coffee, well mixed with spicy aromas, fruity and balsamic.
Taste: Well structured, fresh, fruity, soft attack with articulated progression, long finish, slightly tannic. Fruity flavor in the mouth that reminds cherry liqueur flavor.
Serving suggestions: It goes well with meat dishes of all kinds. Especially recommended with lamb, game, stews, hard aged cheeses.