About the wine estate

METELLO - Red IGT of Tuscany

Tasting notes: It has a ruby red color with slightly purple hues. It has an elegant and fruity scent with aromas of black currant, wild blackberries, roses, as well as some notes of caramel. In the mouth the wine is fresh, fruity and lively. The acidity is very well balanced with soft and smooth tannins. Elegant, refined and extremely pleasant.

Cru: Canali (300 m. a.s.l.) 

Soil exposure: South-West

Soil: limestone/Alberese type

Age of the vines: 10-20 years old	

Vines per hectar: 4000-5000

Pruning/Growing system: «Cordone speronato» 
	      (pruned-spur cordon-trained vines)

Harvest: by hand only 

Grape varieties: 50% Sangiovese, 50% Merlot	

Aging: 3-4 months.

Alcoholic content: 14%

Winemaking: Fermentation at a controlled temperature with repeated pumping-over and délestage (rack and return); maceration for 10-12 days (depending on the year).
  • Type of wine: Red
  • Grape: Merlot, Sangiovese
  • Wine styles: Medium-bodied red
  • Wine specifics:
  • Alcohol %: 14
  • Volume, ml: 750
  • Vintage: 2020
  • Suggested for meat: Poultry, White meat, Red meat
  • Suggested for cooking type: Spicy, Cooked, Grilled, Fried

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