Santa10, 2008

By Santa10

  • Appellation: I.G.T. Toscana
  • Region: Tuscany
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc, Sangiovese, Petit Verdot
  • Soil type: Clay, Sand
  • Vessel type: Wood - Old oak
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • Low sulphite.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 35 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Alcohol: 13.5% Bottle size: 150cl Sangiovese 90%, Petit Verdot 5%, Cabernet Franc 5% Age of vines: 12 years Fermenation in 25/30 hl steel tanks. Separation of stalks; natural yeasts; alcoholic fermentation with peels for 15/20 days; malolactic fermentation in wood barrels of 10-12 hl. Manual daily replacements. Aging for 12-24 months in Slavonian and French wood oak barrels and 12-24 months in bottle. Balance between alcohol and acidity; high pH that manages to keep the wine with notes of the nose of great freshness; the red fruits of Sangiovese predominate in the mouth, followed by the spicy notes of the Petit Verdot. The cabernet provides structure and harmony to the wine, also offering an intense color.

About Santa10

Tuscany, Italy

We are organic farmers near Siena. We prefer using manual, rather than mechanised farming techniques and we produce 7.500 bottles from our 1,5 ha of vineyards, planted with sangiovese, petit verdot, cabernet, in tuffa and clay soils.