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Casa di Terra

Casa di Terra Bolgheri Superiore represents our business philosophy based on daily work, passion, and attachment to the history of Bolgheri and its lands. This area is able to produce balanced and elegant wines with an intense texture. Casa di Terra was born with the idea of producing a 100% Cabernet Franc. This grape variety finds its adopted home in this corner of Tuscany offering unique sensory emotions

VITICULTURE
Grape Variety: Cabernet Franc
Location: Bolgheri, vineyards on the Bolgherese road

Exposure: East - West
Vineyard age: 2004 - 2011 - 2013
Soil type: Ferrous clay-sandy soils
Training system: VSP spur cordon pruned
Plant density: 5.600 plants/hectare
Yield per hectare: 6500 kg per hectare


WINE MAKING AND AGEING
Fermentation: after 12 hours of cold maceration, steel tanks fermentation starts thanks to native yeasts. It continues for about 25 days at 26/28 degrees
Ageing: 20 months in French oak barrels of medium-toast : 20% of first use, 40% of second use and 40% of third use. 12 month- bottle ageing
This wine is bottled without any kind of filtration or clarify treatment to preserve its natural integrity


TASTING NOTES
Notes of spices and leather are followed by black fruits, smoked and graphite hints. The vibrant palate is warm. Tannins are velvety, sweet and smooth. On the palate this is juicy. The finish is extremely long and persistent leaving a superb freshness

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