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Grillesino Ceccante Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Grillesino Ceccante Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

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0,75 l  -  14.00% by vol.
Grillesino
Beautiful deep ruby red color.
Outspoken nose of licorice, cassis, black cherry, vanilla and mocha showing well-integrated toasty oak.
Good acidity, lending harmonious and generous, delicious, with potential to improve further. Elegance and character in the same package with firm finish.
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Serving temperature:
16 - 18°C.
Longevity:
05 - 10 years
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Name Grillesino Ceccante Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Wine type Red still
Classification
Year 2015
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country
Region Tuscany
Grapes 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
History Ceccante” is the name of a Hero from an ancient story related to popular tradition of Tuscanian story tellers. It is believed that he, one day, while escaping from offenders after committing a heroic action, found refuge among the vines of Maremma and there, after discovering the sweetness of its black grapes, decided to settle.
Location Magliano in Toscana (GR)
Climate Altitude: 250 m. a.s.l. Exposure: south, southwest.
Composition of the land Calcareus clay, rich in stone.
System Cordon spur.
Plants n. x hectare 6,670 v/ha
Yield x hectare 55 q/ha
Harvest Third week of September.
Temperature fermentation 30 °C
Period fermentation 15-20 days.
Vinification After destemming and soft crushing, Cabernet Sauvignon did a maceration in stainless steel vats for 15-20 days, at a maximum temperature of 30°C. Than the wine was moved into new 225L barriques (Alliers,Tronçais and American oak) where malolactic fermentation was completed by the end of the year. The wine was then racked and replaced in barriques where it aged for about 16-18 months after which it was bottled. No filtration done.
Aging New barriques 16 months, bottle 10 months.
Alcohol 14.00% by volume
Production year 6,000 bottles
Matching It drinks well with a steak, with mushrooms, with lamb, with black truffle.

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