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Caburnio. Tenuta Monteti 2008

Winemaker's Notes:

An initially dry summer ending with an average August enabled us to dedicate grapes with a good balance of sugar, freshness and aromatic intensity to Caburnio. The final blend has bite and smoothness that are well supported by good acidic substance and fine tannins, conveying an excellent balance.

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Tenuta Monteti:
Tenuta surface: 60 hectares. Effective vineyard surface: 28 hectares. It is composed of four contiguous vineyards: 13,2 hectares the biggest one, 2,2 hectares the smallest, 7 and 5,6 hectares, the two intermediate ones. The soil has a various composition. It is fairly stony, with an adequate presence of clay, that ensures a deep humidity. Age of the vines: the oldest one was planted in... Read more
Tenuta surface: 60 hectares. Effective vineyard surface: 28 hectares. It is composed of four contiguous vineyards: 13,2 hectares the biggest one, 2,2 hectares the smallest, 7 and 5,6 hectares, the two intermediate ones. The soil has a various composition. It is fairly stony, with an adequate presence of clay, that ensures a deep humidity. Age of the vines: the oldest one was planted in the year 2000. Vines density: 6.600 vines per hectare. Distance between the rows: 2 mt. Distance between the vines: 0,75 mt. The species of vine planted are: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Merlot, Alicante-Bouschet. Pruning system: spurred cordon. Particular attention is given to maintain a balanced relation between canopy surface and the bunches of grapes. The vineyard is entirely equipped with a drip fed irrigation system. Read less

An initially dry summer ending with an average August enabled us to dedicate grapes with a good balance of sugar, freshness and aromatic intensity to Caburnio. The final blend has bite and smoothness that are well supported by good acidic substance and fine tannins, conveying an excellent balance.

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