Basilica del Pruneto

Toscana

Indicazione Geografica Tipica

Basilica del Pruneto is a blend obtained from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc grapes, grown according to the principles of organic framing.

  • Vine:70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc.
  • Vineyard location:Pruneto, Conca d’Oro and Panzano in Chianti
  • Exposure and altitude:south, 320 m ASL
  • Soil composition:silty-clay loam soil, originating from grey and olive green marl limestone and calcareous sandstone of ‘Argille scagliose’ (scaly clay) formation
  • Training system:spurred cordon
  • Planting density:5,900 vines/hectare
  • Vinification process:Manual harvesting in late September, alcoholic fermantation at controlled temperatures in stainless steel tanks.
  • Aging:Maturation in medium-tosted 225-litre French oak barriques (Sylvain and Taransaud). Further maturation of blended wine in glass-lined cement vats and bottle-aging for 12 months before sales start.
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