Il Collemassari Bolgheri Top Grattamacco it's a red classic, with character austere e fresh but full of a warm and enveloping soul.
This DOC Bolgheri Rosso Top born in Tuscany, from a vineyard of just ten hectares located 100 meters above sea level, with a soil rich in calcaliferous sandstone and clay and swept by the mild Mediterranean climate. It is all this that contributes to the growth of the ancient-flavored grape that produces this splendid wine elegance e intense, pearl of the Grattamacco estate.
L'Colle Massari company, owned by the family Type and located in Lungagnano, enjoys the privilege of being in an ideal position for the growth of vineyards suitable for the production of great refined and elegant red wines.
The manufacturer of the Collemassari Bolgheri Top Grattamacco boasts 40 years of history, made of organic cultivation, respecting the times of nature, and makes this wine with Cabernet Sauvignon To 65% Merlot to 20% e Sangiovese al 15%.
The grapes, during the harvest, are selected and harvested exclusively by hand, from the second week of September to the first week of October. There fermentation it is spontaneous and takes place inside small open wooden barrels. There maceration is in contact with the skins and subsequently the wine is left to to mature in first and second passage barriques for 18 months. L'aging in the bottle it finally needs a period of 12 months. The olfactory impact is intense and extremely wholesome: it expands with black forest fruits and cassis, accompanied by clear balsamic hints and Mediterranean scrub. The wood is perfectly integrated and offers sweet spicy notes and an elegant woody finish. The gustatory impact is austere and remarkably fresh and develops in a balanced fusion between the ample minerality and the fine and enveloping tannic texture. All this is found in the long final persistence, where even more complex notes of tobacco emerge. Consistent, complex, with a character deeply linked to its area of origin.
||Grattamacco Bolgheri Top Grattamacco 2017
||Still organic red
DOC Bolgheri Rosso Superiore
||1,5 l Magnum in wooden case
||65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 15% Sangiovese
||Bolgheri area (LI). Wine produced from a 10-hectare vineyard located 100 meters above sea level.
||The soils present are calcareous sandstones, while the climate is of a temperate Mediterranean type.
||Pruning is carried out with spurred cordon and simple Guyot
|N. plants per hectare
|Yield per hectare
||Grape harvesting exclusively by hand.
||La winemaking begins with the alcoholic fermentation in open truncated conical wooden vats while the malolactic fermentation . barrique.
||18 months n barrique first and second pass. Refinement 12 months in the bottle.
||14,50% by volume
||Game and game. It goes perfectly with local boar-based preparations, wet braised red meat, excellent with medium-aged hard cheeses.