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Belguardo Maremma Toscana Serrata 2004

Belguardo Maremma Toscana Serrata 750ML 2004   
Sku: 18061

The Belguardo estate is located on the hills between Grosseto and Montiano, about six miles inland from Italy’s west coast. The vineyards are at an altitude of 230-426 ft and with south-southwestern slopes between 10-19%. It comprises a total of 70 hectares (173 acres), including 32 hectares (79 acres) of specialized vineyards, making it one of the most important estates in Maremma. The soil is characterized by an elevated presence of limestone and sandstone rocks, with an important backbone and a texture that ranges from medium, with good water retention, to sandy soil with excellent drainage. The plant density in the Serrata vineyards varies is 6,600 plants per hectare, mostly with spur cordon and Guyot training. Apart from the unique position of the vineyards, the microclimate is strongly influenced by the vicinity of the sea – 10 kilometers as the crow flies. In particular, there are strong thermals in the spring and summer. The microclimate is characterized by low humidity and below average rainfall.

Wine maker notes
The grapes were hand-harvested from September 12 (Sangiovese) and September 1 (Alicante). The grapes underwent a temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks at 82-86˚F for 7-14 days and maceration for 14-16 days at 68-75˚F.

Technical notes
13.6% abv

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Regional Varietals:
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Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Sub-Region: Maremma Toscana
Grape Varietal: Alicante Bouschet,Sangiovese
Type: Still wine
 
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