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  • GUARDOALTO

    Vintage 2017 : the first of Tenuta il Quinto! A vintage marked by the absence of rainfall and during which the heat and the sun ensured a complex maturation of the grapes.

    Cultivation method

    Pruning : spur cordon
    Cultivation : organic
    Defoliation : manual and selective close to the grapes to ensure good phenolic maturation
    Treatments : prophylaxis in the vineyard, biological control to preserve biodiversity

    Vinification

    Harvest : plot harvesting, manual with selection at the sorting table
    Fermentation : pre-fermentative cold maceration to preserve the freshness of the fruit, post-fermentative hot maceration
    Aging : 10 month in French oak barrels, 100% new
    Bottling : at the estate

    Tasting Notes

    GuardoAlto 2017 is distinguished by its dark, intense ruby red color; spicy, elegant, concentrated nose, scents of black currant, graphite, black pepper. The mouth is generous, warm, silky tannins, with a long finish.

    Notes

    James Suckling : 91/100
    Grapes  Cellaring potential Alcohol content  Serving
    temperature 
    Merlot
    Cabernet Franc
    Petit Verdot
    10 years 15,5 % 17°