Bolgheri 2019 Doc Cont'Ugo Tenuta Guado al Tasso - Antinori


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Cont'Ugo comes exclusively from Merlot grapes to interpret the Bolgheri territory from a new perspective. Intense ruby ​​red. On the nose the notes of small red fruits such as cherry, morello cherry and raspberry stand out, accompanied by aromas of sweet spices and Mediterranean scrub herbs. On the palate it is striking for its silky tannins, a wine of good persistence, with great balance and pleasantness.


Your name Ford at Tasso Bolgheri Cont'Ugo 2019
Type Still red
DOC Bolgheri Rosso
Year 2019
Group 0,75 l Standard
Region Tuscany
Vines 100% Merlot
Location Bolgheri (LI)
Weather Altitude: 45-60 masl
Fermentation temperature 30 ° C
winemaking The selection was made from the best Merlot grapes from the estate's 40 hectares of vineyards. After manual harvesting and careful selection in the cellar, the grapes were transferred to thermo-conditioned stainless steel tanks where the alcoholic fermentation and maceration, for a period of approximately 20 days. The fermentation temperature was managed according to the level of ripeness of the grapes: some at lower temperatures to maintain greater aromatic freshness, others at temperatures of about 30 ° C to emphasize the polyphenolic extraction and structure. In this way, different types of Merlot were obtained which were transferred to barriques separately.
Refinement La malolactic fermentation took place in barrique (1/3 new) and finished by end of the year. After 8 months of elevation in French oak, the best lots were assembled and put back in barrique for a further 4 months. Alla end bottling was carried out during this period. The wine has aged in the bottle for about 6 months before being placed on the market.
Grado alcohol 14,50% by volume

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