Chirsa Saperavi Cabernet Sauvignon


Vino da Tavola Rosso

Production Area: Chirsa-Gurjani – San Gimignano

Mixed Grapes: Saperavi, Cabernet Sauvignon

Terrain: Clayey, with a high percentage of crushed rock, inheritance of the Caucasian glaciers melting

Growing System: spurred cordon with dug soil

Density: 7200 vines/hectare

Average output per hectare: 90 hectolitres

Altitude: 450 metres

Microclimate: the Great Caucasus Mountain Range helps having a milder climate, protecting the area from the arrival of the northern cold air streams. So the climate is of the subtropical type, with warm and damp areas for great part of the year

Production Process: Manual harvest. Alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperature (less than 28°C) with maceration on the skins for 10 days. Malolactic fermentation. Refining in steel vats and terracotta vessels for a period which ranges from 24 to 36 months

Organoleptic Properties: Colour –red ruby with garnet-red reflections; Bouquet – intense, full, fruity and spicy; Taste – full, well balanced with hints of leather, pepper and spices

Alcoholic Gradation: 13,0% VOL

Serving Temperature: 20-22°C

Pairings: red meat, spicy dishes, game, Siena gingerbread

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