||10% Cabernet Franc, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot
||Loc. I Pianali - Donoratico (LI)
||Altitudes: 180-200 m. a.s.l. Exposure: South-West.
|Composition of the land
||Clay (with slight presence of alkalines), limestone and sand.
||Grapes are hand-picked and carefully selected from the estate’s best vineyards.
||The grapes are released by gravity into tanks, each varietal vinified separately. Fermentation and maceration take place in stainless steel tanks for roughly 25-30 days at a controlled temperature never exceeding 28-30 °C. The wine is then transferred to 225-liter French oak barrels – half of which are new – to complete malolactic fermentation.
||Over 18 months in barrel, followed by another 12 months in bottle before being released to the market.
||Price Tenuta Argentiera Bolgheri Rosso Superiore Magnum 2017 € 126.50