Rosso IGT



100 % Merlot

Organoleptic characteristics
Ruby red in color with purple tinges. Ample on the nose with its notes of black cherry, blackberry followed by balsamic and spicy hints. Elegant, balanced, soft, with delicate tannins. Persistent finish.

Vineyard Borgo la Stella, Radda in Chianti
Age of the vines 9 years
Soil Clayey with high limestone content
(“Alberese” limestone)
Density of planting 5,000 vines/ha
Yield per plant 0.5 kg
Ageing 6 weeks malolactic fermentation in steel vat
Filtration Natural filtration (settings)
Maturation Partially in new, partially in used 500 lt oak barrels over a period of 19 months. Then bottle-stored for 8 months.
Alcohol content 13.5%
Residual sugar content 0.5 g/l
Type of cork Natural cork
Serving notes Ready for drinking, open 1 hour before consuming, do not decant
Vinification & bottling C.V.B.R. SPA Firenze in the wine cellar of Gaiole in Chianti –Italy for Soc. Agricola Borgo la Stella, Radda in Chianti.