Castello del Terriccio – Capannino IGT

Producer: Castello del Terriccio
Wine: Capannino IGT
Grape Variety: 70% Merlot, 30% Sangiovese
Production Zone: Castellina Marittima
Altitude: 385 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 130 acres, 2.7 tons/acre
Exposure: Southwest
Soil: Gravel and Sand with Tuff
Vinification & Aging: Harvested in September, 1 week fermentation followed by an additional week of maceration, then aged 4-5 months in once used French Barrique.
Production: 2200 cases
Alcohol: 12.5%
Description: A heady blend of crushed black cherry, blackberry and spice aromas precede plush blackcurrant, dark chocolate and mint-laced fruit with mineral aspect and a sculpting acity. Tannins are big, round and soft before an extremely long finish.
Food Pairing: Grilled and roasted meats like beef and lamb, firm cheeses
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