Sterpato Red 2010
Name: Tuscan IGT
Grapes: Sangiovese 80%-Merlot 10%-Cabernet 10%
Available formats: 0.75ml-1.5 l-3 l-6 l
Exposure: South, south-west, about 70m above sea level, incline 10%
Soil type: Sand and Pliocene clays with marine gravel intercalations
Training system: spurred cordon unilateral at 60 cm.
Production area and planting distance: 4 ha, about 8000 plants/ha
Pre-bottling refining: Sangiovese in oak barrels for 12 months, Cabernet and Merlot in barriques for 12 months
Stabilisation: Self-stabilisation in wood
Refining in the bottle: 2 months
This is a ruby red wine of medium intensity. To the nose it presents fruity and slightly spicy notes reminiscent of wild berries. The flavour is smooth, lively, easy to drink, well-balanced, persistent.
Serve with poached fish dishes and poultry.