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TOSCANA CLASSICA

Sabbiato

Bolgheri DOC Rosso

Produced in the vineyards surrounding the castle of  Bolgheri, situated in the south-west area of Tuscany, the vicinity to the sea combined with the sandy soil contribute to the creation of ideal climatic conditions that exalt the excellence of this extraordinary vineyard.

Wine data sheet

Grapes
60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 10% Sangiovese

Production area
Bolgheri, Livorno, Tuscany

Altitude
0-50 m a.s.l.

Type of soil
Loose, deep soil, rich in marine fossils and rock fragments. The soil is mainly sandy with marlstone-sandstone, comprising clay and limestone schists.

Alcohol
14 % vol.

Fermentation
Alcoholic fermentation for 10-12 days at a temperature of 20-24°C, followed by maceration for 15 days at 28-29°C in steel, using Delestage and racking techniques. Subsequent malolactic fermentation, racking and sulphurisation.

Aging
It matures for 12-14 months in French oak barriques, medium bousinage, approximately 50% new wood. Subsequent aging in bottles.

Tasting notes
Ruby red in colour. Rich and strong to the nose, with notes of dark fruit and spices. It is a soft, structured wine to the palate, supported by a clear sensation of saltiness and a lingering fruity note.

Food pairings
Red meats; game, braised meats, pici pasta with meat sauce.

Capacity
0,75 l - 1,5 l

Awards and recognitions

James Sukling 2021

92 points

Sabbiato 2018

International Wine Challenge 2020

Silver Medal

Sabbiato 2017

Japan Wine Challenge 2019

Bronze Medal

Sabbiato 2016

Luca Maroni - Annuario Dei Migliori Vini Italiani 2019

93 punti

Sabbiato 2016

International Wine Challenge 2019

Gold Medal

Sabbiato 2016

Decanter World Wine Awards 2019

Silver Medal _ 90 points

Sabbiato 2016

Luca Maroni - Annuario Dei Migliori Vini Italiani 2018

90 punti

Sabbiato 2015

Decanter World Wine Awards 2017

Silver Medal

Sabbiato 2014

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