Mazzei Tenuta Belguardo 2016 Maremma Toscana Rosso DOC

Mazzei Tenuta Belguardo 2016 Maremma Toscana Rosso DOC

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Made with Cabernet Sauvignon and a small percentage of Cabernet Franc grapes, this powerful and elegant wine is the most important "Cru" of the Estate, a pure expression of the Maremma "terroir".
Winery: Belguardo
Winery location: Maremma, Toscana
Grape varieties: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc
Alcohol: 14.15%
Total acidity: 5.92‰
Vineyards location: Loc. Montebottigli - Commune of Grosseto
Soil: Mainly Sandstone
Vineyards age: 19 years
Training system: Spur cordon-training
Nr. of vines per hectare: 6.600 plants
Harvest: Hand picked from Sept. 5th (Cabernet Franc), September 21st (Cabernet Sauvignon)
Fermentation temperature: 28 - 30 °C
Period of maceration: 16 days
Ageing: 18 months in small french oak barrels (225 lt / 70% new)
Finissage: 4 months in concrete tanks
Bottling: July 2018
Available on the market: January 2019
Production: 34000 bottles
Formats: 750 ml - 1,5 lt - 3 lt - 6 lt - 12 lt
Cases: 6 bottles cardboard box (750 ml), single wooden case (other formats)
First vintage: 2000
Ageing potential: Over 20 years
Key descriptors: Full and seductive body, dark spice flavors, enveloping and long taste
Food pairing: Aged cold cuts, steaks, mildly spicy foods, middle aged cheeses