Leuta Tau 2016

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.

21.75 €

incl. VAT

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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