Poggioargentiera Poggioraso Cabernet Franc Toscana Rosso IGT
100% Cabernet Franc. Poggioargentiera Poggioraso Cabernet Franc Toscana Rosso IGT has ripe fruit aromas combined with typical vegetal notes of Cabernet Franc. After some time in the bottle, notes of black pepper and dark chocolate appear.
Grapes: 100% Cabernet Franc
Region: Maremma, Tuscany
Vineyards: Located in Baccinello, in the hilly part of Maremma, 30 km from the sea
Altitude: 350 meters above sea level
Soil: Stone and clay alluvial soil
Vine Age: 25 years
Vine Density: 4,600 vines per ha
Vine Yield: 6,000-7,000 kg per ha
Time of Harvest: Early October
Total Production: 5,000-6,000 bottles
Vinification Process: The Cabernet Franc grapes are pre-selected on the vine, reducing the yield to about 3-4 clusters per plant. After manual harvest, the grapes are refrigerated at 39.2 °F (4°C), before going through another selection. The must is briefly macerated before beginning gradual fermentation at 64.4-82.4 °F (18-28 °C) for about 15 days in stainless steel tanks and truncated conical oak barrels (50hl). The wine then macerates on the skins for 15-20 more days.
Aging Process: The wine ages 14 months in new and used barrique.
Alcohol Content: 15.00%
|Dimensions||6.7 × 9.6 × 12.6 in|