Magliano Altizi 2016

Producer: MAGLIANO
Vintage: 2016
Production Area: Vineyards: Sterpeti, Poggio Bestiale e Tizzi. Soil structure: well balanced with excellent skeleton. Height: 250-300m. a.s.l. Placement: East – South Est. Planting density: 6400 plants per hectare.
Type: Red Table Wine
Alcohol: 13.5%
Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc-100
Color: Ruby brilliant, with violet hints
Aroma: Vegetal and red fruits smell, spicy, with light smoky notes
Taste: Very aromatic, round and fresh. Full‐bodied, with velvety tannins and beautiful notes of blueberries, currants, raspberries and strawberries, licorice
Food Matching: Great Aperitivo, seasoned cheeses, red, white and cured meats, game meat.
Vinification: Time of harvest: end of September. Vinification technique: non aggressive destemming pressing fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel vats for 20 to 25 days.
Aging: Ageing process: 12-14 months in medium toasted 225l. oak barriques (fine grained wood, having had a minimum of 24months seasoning). Refinement in bottles: 12 months. Stabilising of the product: cold stabilization.
Accolades: James Suckling (88 pts)