TENUTA LE COLONNE

Bolgheri DOC Superiore

TENUTA LE COLONNE

Bolgheri DOC Superiore 2015

Tenuta Le Colonne Bolgheri Superiore DOC 2016 has an intense ruby red colour. The aroma is complex and elegant, with notes of ripe black fruits, such as blackberry and marasca cherry. Subtle hints of vanilla also feature.

Intense on the palate, bodied yet very fresh and elegant. Excellent, mature tannins. Long finish.

VARIETAL

100% Cabernet Saufignon

APPELLATION

Villenoir Cabernet Saufignon

VINTAGE

2015

Profile

Semi-dry

ALCOHOL

13.5%

VOLUME

750 mL

Awards
Wine Advocate
93/100
James Suckling
95/100
Wine Spectator
91/100

NOTES

Varieties
80% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot
Aging
24 months in large French oak barrels
To be opened:
Alcohol content
14% Vol.
Total Acidity
5.3 g/l
Serving temperature
18° C

TECHNICAL NOTES

Altitude
50 m above sea level
Exposition
South, southwest
Soil composition
Sandy river sediments with presence of fossils
Training system
Guyot
Vine density
5,700 vines per hectare
Age of the vines
15-16 Years
Yield per hectare
80 quintals
Average production per vine
1.4 Kg

IL COMMENTO DELL’ENOLOGO

Tenuta Le Colonne Bolgheri Superiore DOC 2016 has an intense ruby red colour.

The aroma is complex and elegant, with notes of ripe black fruits, such as blackberry and marasca cherry. Subtle hints of vanilla also feature.

Intense on the palate, bodied yet very fresh and elegant. Excellent, mature tannins. Long finish.

ASPETTO ENOLOGICO

Spontaneous fermentation in concrete vats.

Fermentation: about 13 days, using native yeasts. The temperature is controlled, with a maximum of 28ºC.

Aging: in large untoasted barrels for about 24 months.

Refinement: 3 months in bottle.

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