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.
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 2018
Vini d'Italia Gambero rosso / 2 bicchieri; WinesCritic / 91 points
Bruzzico Toscana IGT 2017
James Suckling / 91 points; WinesCritic / 91 points
Bruzzico Toscana IGT 2016
James Suckling / 91 points
Bruzzico Toscana IGT 2015
James Suckling / 93 points