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Elzana – Carmignano Riserva

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Elzana – Carmignano Riserva

This generous Carmignano comes from the Elzana Cru.

Appellation: Carmignano Riserva DOCG

Type: Red, dry

Varietal: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Uva Francesca (Cabernet).

Wine Details:

Tasting Notes:
Color: Deep ruby red
Bouquet: Intense and fruit-filled with blueberry and black cherry, notes of leather, forest floor, with hints of balsamic in the finish.
Taste: Powerful yet soft, fresh Morello cherry and black raspberry overlaying dried herbs, licorice and tobacco notes with a long and pleasant finish
Food Pairings: Aged cheeses, main courses of red meat, game.
Serving Temperature: 16/18º C (60/64º F)
Alcohol:  14%  

Vinyard Notes:
Vineyard location: Elzana Cru.
Elevation: 150 meters above sea level a.s.l.
Exposure: South.
Training System: Guyot.
Vine age: 44 years.
Soil: Clayey schists and sandstone.
Plants per hectare: 3,300 vines/hectare.
Yield: 35 hectolitres/hectare.

Winemaking Notes:
Harvest: Hand harvest with selection taking place in the vineyard.
Fermentation: Maceration with the skins for 20-25 days with temperature control (délestage and pumping over of the must). Malolactic fermentation.
Aging: Two years in wood. The first year in French oak tonneaux (capacity 3.5 and 5 hectolitres) and the second year in Slavonian oak casks (capacity 25 hectolitres). Finishing in the bottle for 1 year.
Production: 4,000 bottles/year (0.75 litres)