Saturday, 3 May 2014
The wine is 100% Sangiovese. The grapes were harvested in mid-October. The grapes were fermented in stainless steel tanks for 18 days at a temperature of 28 degrees. This wine was aged for two years in French oak, 20% new and 80% in first and second fill, and two years in bottle before release. The vineyard soils contain clay shale and gravel-pebble. The vines are trained to spur cordon and guyot. The planting density is 4,500 to 5,600 vines per hectare.
This wine was imported by WineWorld AB.
Colour : Red/brown hues
Aroma : Raspberry, strawberry, cherries, plums, cedar, rum, oak, spice
Taste : Spice, cherries, raspberry, milk chocolate, tobacco
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : 179 SEK
Mark : C+
Website : Castiglion del Bosco