Garga Rosso Toscano | indicazione geografica tipica
Made and bottled by Azienda Agricola Castelvecchio in San Casciano, Val di Pesa (Fi)
Vine: Cabernet-Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese
Position of the vines: Solatio, facing east-west
Type of soil: alberese e galestro with limestone of marl and sandstone with clayey sands but with a good fertility.
Altitude: 250-350 meters (above sea level)
Plant breeding method: horizontal 'ramming' cord
Grape production per hectare: 60 Q.li
Vintage: at the end of September, chosen grapes, hand-picked
Fermentation: stainless steel vats and controlled temperature, with daily remounts and a slow-acting maceration.
Aging: French barriques for 12 months.
Colour: deep ruby red tending towards garnet/burdundy with age.
Bouquet: complex, very fruity, suggestion of ripe red berries with hints of wood, spices and vanilla.
Taste: Harmoniously blended, rich and full-bodied, long and persistent, some tannin, but round and soft with a pleasant level of acidity.
Effective alcohol metric content: 13, 5% vol.
Serving suggestion: suitable with red meat, roasts, ripe cheese and spicy dishes.
Notes: uncork the bottle at least 2 hours before serving. Serve at 18-20 degrees C/66-68 degrees F.
Please note: Our wines are purchaseable only from the Trattoria or the cooking classes.