Casanova di Streda Belvedere Toscana Rosso IGP(igt)

A real SUPERTUSCAN produced with at least 60% of Sangiovese grapes and the remaining 40% with international grapes such as Merlot (30%) and Syrah (10%). 30% of the grape ages for a few months (6/8) in small oak barrels, after which it is reassembled with the remaining part that had remained to mature in steel and a wine is obtained that stands out even after many years of aging in bottle.

To be enjoyed reading a book or conversing with friends or it can be combined with white and red meats, lightly aged cheeses and salami.

Intense ruby ​​red color, aromas of red fruit, spices and light hints of vanilla. The taste is smooth in the mouth, soft, with fine tannins, and has a long aftertaste and good acidity. Warm and aromatic.

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Caracteristics of production area
Producer Streda Belvedere
Type Sangiovese 60%, Merlot 30% and 10% Syrah
Altitude 200 meters
Aspect and soil profile Est-West Medium textured, largely clay
with calcareous fossil elements
Vineyard density 4500 vines/hectare
Training system Spurred cordon
Average vine age 15 years
Vinification and maturation
Yield per hectare 90 quintals of grape
Harvest Mid september, mechanically harvested
Grape processing crusher-destemmer
Fermentation temperature and length 28°C 7 days in stainless steel
Maceration of the skins 12 days
Malolactic fermentation Yes
Maturation The three varieties of grapes are harvested and fermented individually, after a few months that the fermentation is completed they assemble together to form the Casanova grape after which 30% of this grape is left to macerate for a few months in small oak barrels French when it is believed that the wine is ready (normally 3/4 months) it assembles again with the remaining part which has continued its aging in steel; at this point the blend is really ready and a few months from now the bottling is carried out.
Alcohol 13% vol
Minimum bottle ageing 3 months