TENUTA LE COLONNE

Bolgheri DOC

TENUTA LE COLONNE

Bolgheri DOC 2018

The Bolgheri Doc Tenuta Le Colonne is a balanced and harmonious red wine born out of the finest selection of Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.

Tenuta Le Colonne’s proximity to the sea further exalts the magnificent qualities of this blend, resulting in an intense, full-bodied Bolgheri DOC of surprising elegance and freshness, a perfect example of Bolgheri’s refined wines.

VARIETAL

100% Cabernet Saufignon

APPELLATION

Villenoir Cabernet Saufignon

VINTAGE

2015

Profile

Semi-dry

ALCOHOL

13.5%

VOLUME

750 mL

Production Area

Bolgheri

NOTES

Varieties
70% Cabernet Franc, 20% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc
Aging
12 months in large French oak barrels
To be opened:
Alcohol content
13.5% Vol.
Total Acidity
5.3 g/l
Serving temperature
18°C

TECHNICAL NOTES

Altitude
From 50 m above sea level
Exposition
southwest, northwest
Soil composition
Sandy river sediments with presence of fossils
Training system
Guyot
Vine density
5,700 vines per hectare
Age of the vines
Yield per hectare
90 q.li.
Average production per vine
About 1.5 Kg

WINEMAKING PROCESS

Spontaneous fermentation in truncated tapered unrefined concrete vats for about 13 days, using native yeasts.

The temperature is controlled, with a maximum of 28°C.

Refinement: 3 months in bottle.

TASTING NOTES

The wine boasts an intense ruby red colour.

The aroma opens with a bouquet of ripe red fruits and is enriched with tomato leaf, pepper and slight herbal nuances.

Intense, fresh and elegant on the palate.

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