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).