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Tegoleto Bolgheri rosso DOC

Wine Name: Tegoleto Bolgheri Red DOC

Grapes: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Sangiovese

Characteristics: intense red color with violet reflections. Hints of red fruits like cherries and strawberries. In the mouth, good balance and elegance: the dense tannins blend well with an adequate structure and acidity.

Food Pairing: suitable for red meat, also tasty, like cut of beef. Excellent with porcini mushrooms. It goes well with cheese, also matured.

First year of production: 1998

Soil composition: medium texture with rocks of alluvial origin and calcareous pebbles

Training system: spurred cordon and guyot method

Harvest period: September

Winemaking: accurate selection of the grapes during the vintage, manual harvest in pierced boxes, fermentation at 28/30° C (82/86° F) in stainless steel tanks, maceration for 8-10 days, separation of the wine flower from the press one, malolactic fermentation in tanks.

Refinement: a 30% of the mass is aged in French oak barrels for 6 months and the remaining amount matures in steel for 12 months.

Awards:
Tegoleto 2014
• Luca Gardini: 92 points
Tegoleto 2012
• Wine Advocate: 90 points
• Veronelli: 89 points (2 stars)
• Gambero Rosso: 2 glasses
Tegoleto 2011
• Decanter: Recommended 88 points
• Veronelli: 87 points (2 stars)
• Gambero Rosso: 2 glasses
Tegoleto 2010
• Wine Enthusiast magazine: 90/100
• Sthephen Tanzer's International: 88 points

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