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Maronea

Maronea features the elegance of Cabernet Sauvignon with its unique growing conditions of Bolgheri. The grapes come from five different vineyard sites to express the potential of our terroir located along an iconic Bolgheri road in Sondraie and Ferruggini area, characterised by ferrous and clay soils

VITICULTURE
Grape Varieties: Cabertnet Sauvignon

Location: Bolgheri
Exposure: East - West
Year planted: 2002 - 2011
Soil type: Clay-sandy soils with rock fragments, clay-sandy ferrous soils
Training system: VSP sur cordon pruned
Plant density: 5.600 plants/hectare
Yield per hectare: 6.500 kg per hectare


WINE MAKING AND AGEING
Fermentation: 25 day-fermentation in steel tanks with native yeasts at 26/28 degrees. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation takes place during ageing
Wine ageing: 18 months in French oak barrels of first and second use. After bottling a minimum of 6 month-bottle ageing is necessary
This wine is bottled without any previous filtration to preserve all its integrity


TASTING NOTES
Intense deep red. Ripe fruits, coffee and truffle lead the way. Reflecting the nose, the palate offers animal notes making the mouth certainly rich. Maronea needs bottle ageing in order to reach the elegance and the typical structure of the fine red wines of Bolgheri

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