Merlot Cantina La Cura : Tuscan Merlot
Classification: red wine Indicazione Geografica Tipica Maremma Toscana
Number of bottles produced: 3,000
Production Area: Alta Maremma Toscana/Colline Metallifere
Grape Varieties: Merlot
Planting Density: 3,300 vines/hectare
Harvest: manual with further selection in the cellar
Vinification: The grapes are destemmed, crushed and fermented in stainless
Ageing: 12 months in oak barrels and 8 months in bottle
Alchohol content: 14.5 % by Vol
Tasting notes: Compact ruby red , with elegant blackcurrant, ripe plum and candied violets hints. Balsamic and medicinal herbs hints emerge mildly. Ample and dense texture, vibrant, to taste. Docile tannins and long lasting ending.
Tuscan Merlot from the coast : Merlot Wine Maremma
The merlot found in Tuscany, especially in the stretch of coast that goes from Bolgheri to the Maremma, its perfect habitat. Very famous are in fact the great pure merlot produced in this coastal area. just think of the big names of Bolgheri like the Masseto and the Messorio. Passione Toscana, instead, wants to offer you this great Tuscan Merlot: Merlot Cantina La Cura that won many category awards, including the first prize for the best Italian Merlot with the 2008 vintage, which you can buy at a very advantageous price compared to the classic Bolgheri merlot.
Wine unknown to most but of the highest quality which you can buy at a very advantageous price compared to the classic Bolgheri merlot.
About The Producer, Cantina La Cura :
The La Cura winery, owned by Enrico Corsi, is a young and dynamic production company consisting of fifteen hectares of vineyards in the heart of the denomination Maremma Toscana Doc and Monteregio di Massa Marittima, located in the high Maremma Toscana on the Tyrrhenian coast. The main varieties hosted are Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Aleatico for a total annual production of 30 thousand bottles. The company favors an ecological approach to the processing of soil and vines, coordinated by the University of Pisa, which is also its main technical partner. The first bottles of wine date back to 1999. Among the recent labels, the “Vedetta” is worthy of mention, which debuted in the latest edition of Vinitaly. This is a special selection of cabernet sauvignon produced only in the best vintages.
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