Riverbero Bolgheri Superiore
Grape type : Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc.
Plant density : 2 mt x 0.80 mt
Orientation : East - West
Harvest : picking begins during the first ten days of september. Hand picking and selection in the vineyard and transport to the cellar in small (20 Kg) craves.
Wine making : fermentation takes place in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature (28°/30°C) with a long maceration period (15/20 days) and the alternation of the wine to mantain a damp must in fermentation. This is done to enchance the extraction of natural colouring and noble tannin.
Rectification : 18 months in french oak barriques, followed by 6 months in the bottle.
Colour : deep and intense.
Aroma : rich and fruity with the parfume of fresh flowers accompanied by strong hints of oriental spices.
Flavour : full and involving. Rich in velveted fruit tannins. Well balanced on the palate with even acidity and a sapid, persisted persistence.
Alcol : 14%
Oenologist : Castelli Maurizio
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