THE VINEYARDS OF THE CASTLE BOLGHERI
Since 1997, the vineyards have been planted with the main variety in the product specification DOC Bolgheri (Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Syrah and Petit Verdot). The vineyards of Castello di Bolgheri are located in the neighborhood of the village, with south-west exposure and the rows perpendicular to the sea enjoying the afternoon ventilation during hot days the holds.
The soils are mainly a sub-alkaline reaction of sandy-stony stony clay.
The average altitude is 70 meters s.l.m. The whole company falls in the DOC Bolgheri in the town of Castagneto Carducci.
In the most interesting cru the ground sees a good skeleton;
tendentially basic ph, these, together with a calcareous character of these wines are the matrix.
This type of soil produces wines with subtle and soft tannins, well integrated low acidity and a marked aromatic depth.
The main variety in both wines cuts is Cabernet Sauvignon which helps to give an expression in which the dense spice and fruit blend. In the mouth it is compact with a progression and a good persistence in the blend from 50% to 60%. Merlot addictive fruit, a wine developed in volume and wide, round, silky tannins, sweet blend in approximately 25% to 30%. Cabernet Franc, dark and deep in the nose and in the mouth as well, a fat wine, matierico in the blend by a note of elegance and finesse about 15% to 25%.
The agronomist and oenologist are Federico Zileri Dal Verme and Alessandro Dondi. p>