Bolgheri Rosso DOC - Michele Satta Bolgheri

Region

Toscana

What to expect

Aromas of Maraschino cherries, small red berries and candied fruit. Hints of spicy notes such as black pepper, liquorish, cocoa and tobacco.  Intriguing and bold with good structure and lots of dark forest fruit on the palate.  Layered tannins and pleasant acidity together with notes of dark chocolate ticks all the boxes to make this an extraordinary wine 

Alcohol

13.5% Vol.

Year

2019

26.50

Production Area
Bolgheri Toscana.

Terroir

Complex soils containing marine and alluvial deposits

Grapes
Sangiovese 30%, Cabernet Sauvignon 30%, Merlot 20%, Syrah 10%, Teroldego 10%

Vinification
Grapes are harvested by hand from the beginning of September (Merlot) to first of October (Cabernet Sauvignon).  Fermentation takes place in steel tanks using natural yeasts, initially with two pumping over procedures per day and in a second time only one according to how the extraction proceeds.  The duration of maceration is estimated on the basis of frequent tasting.  After malolactic fermentation that naturally takes place in November the various vinifications are assembled so as to start the wine’s fining.

Aging
Oak barrels for 12 months and 6 months in bottle before release

Colour:

Dark ruby red with purple reflections

Bouquet:

Aromas of Maraschino cherries, small red berries and candied fruit. Hints of spicy notes such as black pepper, liquorish, cocoa and tobacco

Taste:

Intriguing and bold with good structure and lots of dark forest fruit on the palate.  Layered tannins and pleasant acidity together with notes of dark chocolate ticks all the boxes to make this an extraordinary wine.

Food pairing:

First courses with meat based sauces and truffles.  All kinds of red meats, roasted or stewed and aged cheeses

Alcohol:

13.5% Vol.

Serving Temperature:

16 °C – 18 °C.

Aging Potential:

10 years.

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