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Tuscany IGP Solana 2015 Castelvecchi

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Castelvecchi

Produced only in the most favorable years, Solana was born in a terroir unique in the world for microclimate and soil characteristics, located at 500-600 meters above sea level, from 50% Sangiovese, 25% Syrah and 25% Merlot grapes obtained from a reproduction through selection massale.

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The grapes come from the historic Sangiovese and Merlot vines, which are combined in perfect balance with the most recent Syrah vines, perfectly adapted to this territory. The harvest is manual and takes place during the second half of October.

Intense red color, with purple hues. The scent is elegant with persistent mineral, balsamic, floral and fruity notes such as jam and blackberry. The bouquet is completed with spicy and cocoa notes deriving from aging in wood.
In the mouth it is very broad but at the same time supported by a balanced acidity and good flavor, with strong notes of dried plum, vanilla and chocolate. The finish is long and intense, enhancing the soft tannins.

The name of this wine is a tribute to the historic owner of Premiata Fattoria di Castelvecchi, the Marquis Abelardo Gutierrez de la Solana, who contributed to making this territory famous for the quality of his wine, already appreciated in Italy and abroad for more than one century ago.

The cellar Castelvecchi
Region Tuscany
Vines and plants 50% Sangiovese, 25% Syrah and 25% Merlot
Production area Chianti area
Vinification Once the grapes arrive in the cellar, they are not pressed in order to keep the berries intact during the first fermentation, the maceration lasts for 40 days.
Maturation The aging in barrique lasts for 12 months. The evolution ends with a refinement in the bottle until the optimal maturity is reached.
Name Tuscany IGP
Service temperature 16 ° / 18 °
Alcohol content in %Vol 14.5
Pairings Indicated as a meditation wine, perfect in combination with red meats such as braised boar or lasagna with meat sauce, truffle and mushroom cream.

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Tuscany IGP Solana 2015

Tuscany IGP Solana 2015

Produced only in the most favorable years, Solana was born in a terroir unique in the world for microclimate and soil characteristics, located at 500-600 meters above sea level, from 50% Sangiovese, 25% Syrah and 25% Merlot grapes obtained from a reproduction through selection massale.

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