Le Difese Toscana IGT Tenuta San Guido
Le Difese, a Tuscan IGT wine has been produced by Tenuta San Guido since 2003.
The blend is 70% Cabernet and 30% Sangiovese.
The fermentation takes place in steel vats at a controlled temperature with a maceration that lasts for about 12 days for both the Cabernet Sauvignon and the Sangiovese. Afterwards it is aged for 12 months in French and American oak "barriques" and further for three months in bottle.
The wine is characterized by its good structure and its extreme softness which make it extremely pleasant and drinkable.
- San Guido estate
- Vines and plants
- 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Sangiovese
- Production area
- Fermentation in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature and without any addition of external yeasts. Maceration on the skins for 10-13 days for Cabernet S. and for about 13-15 days for Sangiovese.
- At the end of the malolactic fermentation the wine is aged for about 12 months in oak barriques. Subsequent bottling and aging in glass for 3 months before release.
- Tuscany IGT
- Bottle Capacity
- 750 ml.
- Alcohol content in %Vol
- Service temperature
- 16 ° / 18 °
- Cold meats and salami, Roast meat, Medium-aged cheeses, Cannelloni, stew of meat and game, Risotto