SANTA BRIGIDA SUPERTUSCAN
COLLI DELLA TOSCANA CENTRALE IGT
Classification: Colli della Toscana Centrale IGT
Varieties: 50% Sangiovese, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot
Altitude: 400 m asl
Soil: Poor, Stony, Alkaline
Age of vineyards: 45 years
Vinification and Maturing: The vinification process is carried out separately for each variety; the tumultuous fermentation is realized at a controlled temperature (25˚/30˚C) with a variable number of "déléstages" to optimize the maceration. Follows the malo-lactic fermentation. The aging process begins with maturation in oak barriques for about 1 year, followed by lengthy refinement in the bottle for at least another year.
Acidity: 6.32 g/l
Dry Extract: 29.70 g/l
Organoleptic characteristics: dark ruby red color. Very intense scents of black currant and other small fruits, toasted oak and spices; fresh to start with followed by supple sensations. Great tannic structure, ending with liquorice. Very long persistence.