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Frescobaldi Mormoreto 2012

Frescobaldi Mormoreto 2012

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0,75 l  -  14.00% by vol.
Castello di Nipozzano (Frescobaldi)
Is the great wine of the Castle, born from the vineyard with the harvest of 1983. The Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot were planted 150 years ago, they found an ideal match with time in the area by enhancing the unique character. It 'an opulent wine, deep, great finesse and longevity.
Intense ruby red color with clear purple
Smell the fruit is ripe and intense rich and complex, blueberry, plum, black currant, raspberry, date jam and berries. Spicy, with hints of green pepper, ginger and vanilla, which blend with hints of cocoa butter, tobacco and chlorophyll
The palate is fresh, soft, with a very fine and silky tannins. Considerable intensity and persistence.
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How to serve
Serving temperature:
18 - 20°C.
Decanting time:
3 hours
Longevity:
10 - 15 years
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Name Frescobaldi Mormoreto 2012
Wine type Red still
Classification IGT Toscano o Toscana
Year 2012
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Grapes 12% Cabernet Franc, 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot
Vineyards location Castle Nipozzano, Pelago - Altitude: from 280m to 330m - Exposure: South
Climate At Castle Nipozzano, bulwark of the production of Chianti Rufina DOCG, adjust the climate has created and balanced wines of great elegance and secure longevity. Regular and never excessive intake of water during the months of July and agosto.Le mild summer rains have assured the plants a good supply of water to meet the veraison (color change). On sunny days, cool and dry in September and October were particularly favorable to ensure all the necessary characteristics to the grapes to produce wines of high quality and great structure.
Composition of the land The terrain is varied and mixed. Some rocky areas, other clays, sand some more. Typically rich in calcium and well drained
System Spured Cordon and Guyot
Plants n. x hectare 5.800
Yield x hectare 35 hl
Harvest End of September for Merlot, early October for the Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc
Temperature fermentation <35° C.
Period fermentation 15 days
Production technique Fermentation in stainless contenuitori. Maceration for 28 days
Vinification Malolactic fermentation after alcoholic one
Aging 24 months in new oak barriques split and sawn. 6 months in bottle.
Alcohol 14.00% by volume
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Castello di Nipozzano (Frescobaldi)

he Castello di Nipozzano, built in year 1000 as a defensive fortress, became the centre of communal life for the village of the same name. Today the castle houses the wine cellar, where the estate red wines are produced and cask-aged. Nipozzano also ...
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