Bruzzico

Vintage collection: 6 bottles - 3 vintages

 

This Supertuscan  is a blend of sangiovese and cabernet sauvignon grapes planted in vinejard with more 20 years old. The fermentation of the grapes takes place separately. Sangiovese is aged in new oak barrels for about twelve months while cabernet sauvignon is aged in barriques.
 

220.00 €

incl. VAT

Production area Antella – Florence

Vineyard extension 17,5 hectars
Certified organic estate

Soil composition Medium Mixture, tending to clay

Grape variety 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Sangiovese

Plant density Old vineyard 2.500 plants/ha
New vineyard 5.000/6.500 plants/ha

Altitude 200-300 metres above sea level

Vinification Bruzzico is produced in 20-year-old vines is a blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon and 50% Sangiovese grapes. The fermentation and break-up takes place in stainless steel tanks at a temperature between 28°C and 30°C. This procedure lasts for around 18 days. During this period twice a day pumpimg over were done alternating with some “delestages”.

Aging The Sangiovese grapes are aged in 20 hl new oak barrels for about 12 months, while the Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are aged separately in barrique barrels for approximately 18 months. The bottel aging period successively lasts for 6 months for both grape types.


ORGANOLECTIC ANALYSIS

Colour Very intense ruby red

Perfume Intense and persistant. Very complex with pleasant fruity aromas (plums, cherries and small red berries). Light hints of red fruit combine with evident and delightful spicy fragrances (moos, underwood, tobacco and vanilla).

Taste Structured, powerful, balanced and harmonious. It shows a great elegance, sapidity and an interesting persistant fragrance.

Bruzzico Toscana IGT 2015
James Suckling / 93 pt

Bruzzico Toscana IGT 2016
James Suckling / 91 pt

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