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Cabernet Sauvignon, Maremma Toscana DOC – 2014

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Appellation: Maremma Toscana DOC
    • Cultivation: 100% organic
    • Size: 12 hectares (29.7 acres) total. 6.35 hectares (15.7 acres) planted to Cabernet Sauvignon.
    • Vine Age: Planted 2001-2004
    • Soil: 80% sand, 15% clay, 5% silt and gravel
    • Elevation: 37-52 meters (120-170 feet)
    • Exposure: South-southeast
    • Density: 8,649-9,884 vines/hectare (3,500-4,000 vines/acre)
    • Training: Guyot
  • Vintage Report

    • During the 2014 vintage, temperatures were lower than the average and rain fell regularly. Summer was quite fresh and ripening was slow. All phenological phases, including harvest, were delayed.

    • Harvest Date(s): September 10-17
  • Vinification

    • Barrel Aging: 9 months in new 30-hectoliter (800-gallon) French oak casks
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
    • Alcohol: 14.5%
  • Tasting Notes

    • The nose is rich, displaying aromas of blackberry, blueberry and a hint of cinnamon rounding out with seductive oak notes. Color is rich with an intense gem-like quality paired with dark violet highlights. This is a full-bodied wine that displays solid structure and complexity, exhibiting dark red fruit and a lingering finish.

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon, Maremma Toscana DOC – 2014

    The nose is rich, displaying aromas of blackberry, blueberry and a hint of cinnamon rounding out with seductive oak notes. This is a full-bodied wine that displays solid structure and complexity, exhibiting dark red fruit and a lingering finish.

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