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.
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
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
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.
|Grapes||Cellaring potential||Alcohol content||Serving
|10 years||15,5 %||17°|