Leuta 0,618 Syrah 2018

Doc Cortona

Leuta 0,618 Syrah DOC Cortona comes from a vineyard cultivated in Cortona - Tuscany - IT -. The intrinsic characteristics of the soil and the distinctiveness of the climate guarantee the production of wines of particular intensity and elegance.
C: intense ruby red with soft violet hues
N: intense and delicate notes of spice, pepper, ink, graphite, and coffee; excellent fruity impact resting on an evident and clear note of cassis and balsamic thyme to finish.
B: dry and fresh with medium body, and good acidity. Wild berries and currants flanked by excellent minerality. The finish is long and soft with sector tannins and a persistent finish of toasted almond and cherry.
Ideal in combination with fatty fish and white meats.

37.50 €

incl. VAT

Description: Leuta 0,618 Syrah - DOC Cortona -
Varietal: Syrah 100%
Wine type:  Dry Red Wine
Terroir: Cortona - Val di Chiana - Toscana - Italia
Elevation: 315-325 mt. slm, mid hills
Cru' and Vineyard name: San Lorenzo, Tenuta Leuta
Soil type: clay and silt
Training method: single arm and spur
Exposition- row orientation: North - ritocchino
Year planted: 2008
Spacing and Plant density: 1,80 x 0,70 mt. - 7500 plants per hectare
Vineyard Size - age of the vines: 1,20 ha - 12 years
Cultivation and method: organic not certified
Harvest method: grape selection and manual harvest in small crates from  mid September 
Yield per hectare and per plant: 70 q.li/ha - 50 h.li/ha, 0,9 kg/plant
Destemming and crushing: destemming and light crushing
Maceration: pumpovers and delestage at controlled temperature
Pressing: none
Duration and temperature of fermentation: 25-30 gg. between 24 and 27 degrees C. in stainless steel
Yeast: indigenous and selected
Malolactic fermentation: done in barriques
Aging: on the lees for 6 months in barriques and another 10 months in barriques
Refinement in the bottle: 24 months
Filtration and bottling: June - July
Bottle production: 5000
First harvest and year of production: 2009 - all vintages has been produced with the ecception of 2014

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