Calappiano Lungarno Toscana

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Calappiano Lungarno Toscana Cabernet/Merlot

Bottle notes

It is produced on a hilly, loose and deep soil, rich in marine fossils and bones, consisting of clay shale and sand, rich in limestone. It is fermented for 15 days at a temperature of 22-25°C, then macerated for 20-25 days at 28-29°C in steel tanks. Aged 12-14 months in French oak barriques (about 50% new wood) and refined for 12 months in bottles. Made from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Colorino grapes. Intense ruby red color. The aroma is all about hints of sweet fruit, spices, herbaceous sensations, violet, black cherry, and Mediterranean scrub. On the palate, it is elegant and structured. It finishes on fruit, spice and balsamic hints.

Type of soil

Hill soil, loose and deep, rich in marine fossils and rock fragments. Marl and sandstone, comprising clay and sand schists, rich in limestone.

Fermentation

Alcoholic fermentation for 10-12 days at a temperature of 20-25°C, followed by maceration for -30 days at 28-29°C in steel, using delestage and racking techniques. Subsequent malolactic fermentation, racking and sulphurisation.

Aging

It matures for 12-14 months in French oak barriques, medium bousinage, approximately 50% new wood. Finishes 12 months in the bottle.

Tasting notes

Deep red. To the nose it releases notes of sweet fruit, spices, grass, pansies, black cherries and Mediterranean scrub vegetation. It is elegant and structured on the palate. It closes on fruit, spices and balsamic notes.

Food pairings

Red meats; braised meats, stewed boar, cold cuts and cheeses.

Details

Country: Italy

Region: Tuscany

Production area: Toscana Igt, Vinci, Florence

Grape: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 10% Colorino

Style: Still/Red

Alcohol: 15% vol.

Altitude: 100 m a.s.l.

Volume: 75CL

Certification: Organic, Vegetarian, Vegan

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