Leuta Tau 2017

Igt Toscana

Leuta Tau IGT Toscana Rosso 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: ruby red with soft violet hues
N: intense and powerful with well-defined notes of red and blue fruit flanked by hints of balsamic tobacco and a delicate sensation of pepper
B: distinctive, mineral and savoury with a harmonious mix of fruit and spice with slight vegetal notes and long, soft, relaxed tannins.
Ideal in combination with appetizers, cured meats and cheeses.  Also pairs well with pasta with meat sauces.

25.00 €

incl. VAT

CAPSULA: C/ALU 90 - ALLUMINIO / BOTTIGLIA: GL71 - VETRO / TAPPO: FOR51 - SUGHERO
RACCOLTA DIFFERENZIATA: VERIFICA LE DISPOSIZIONI DEL TUO COMUNE


Description: Leuta Tau - Toscana Rosso IGT -

Varietal: Merlot 60%, Cabernet Franc 15%, Syrah 10%, Sangiovese 10%, Malbec 5%

Wine type: Dry  Red Wine

Terroir: Cortona - Val di Chiana - Toscana - Italia

Elevation: 305-325 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: South - ritocchino

Year Planted: 2000-2008

Spacing and Plant density: 1,80 x 0,70 mt. - 7500 plants per hectare

Vineyard size - age of the vines: 12,00 ha - 15 - 20 years

Cultivation method and defense: certified organic  

Harvest method: grape selection and manual harvest in small crates from beginning of September to beginning of October

Yield per hectare and per plant: 70 q.li/ha - 50 h.li/ha, 0,90 kg/plant

Destemming and Crushing: destemming and light crushing

Maceration: pumpover and delestages 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 stainless steel

Aging: on the lees for 6 month in stainless steel tank and further 6 months in barriques

Refinement in the bottle: 24 months

Filtration and bottling: june - July

Bottle production: 15000

First Harvest and year of production: 2007 - all vintages have been produced

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