SAFFREDI 2020 IGT Toscana Rosso

Grape: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Merlot, 4% Petit Verdot

Vineyard Position: Saffredi vineyard (Pereta), altitude 250 meters above sea level

Vineyard Exposure: South-West for the old vineyard, South-East for the new vineyard

Soil texture: soil of sandstone origin, rich in marl and iron minerals; poor in organic substances; clays are present under 30 cm.

Implantation date: old vineyard 1985, new vineyard 2006

Implantation density: 4000 vines/ha

Cultivation system: cordon trained for old vineyard, guyot new vineyard Yield: 50

Harvest: first half of September for Merlot, October for Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot

Fermentation Temperature: 26°C in stainless steel vessels

Maceration Time: 30 - 45 days

Maturation: 18 months in french oak barriques, 70% new

First vintage produced: 1987

Tasting notes: Dense ruby red.

Dark fruit on the nose, such as blackberry and black mulberry, intense aromas of black pepper and cinnamon, tobacco and freshly ground coffee, hints of sandalwood, rhubarb, pepper and balsamic notes at the end.

The mouthfeel is fresh, with elegant and round tannins.

Very long persistence on fruity notes.

Food Pairing: Chateaubriand with black truffle sauce


Data sheet

Fattoria Le Pupille
lt. 0,75
Alcoholic strength
15% vol.
70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Merlot, 4% Petit Verdot
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