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I.G.T. Toscana

I.G.T. Toscana
Petit Verdot 100%
The desire to create something unique and incomparable.
Intense, decisive, with purple highlights.
Marasca cherry, sherry with a long fresh finish enhanced by a hint of cocoa.
Impressive and harmonious. Denotes the extraordinary selection conducted in the vineyard and, the meticolous attention given to each phase of the process and aging.
The best pairing is with your closest friends.
The vineyards grown at Collazzi estate, located in the town of Impruneta (Florence).
Superficie del vigneto
1 acre from which only a small portion is used to produced FERRO.
491.96 ft. above sea level
South-West / North-East
Tipologia suolo
Sandy and clay soils, rich in limestone, with an abundantly rocky texture
Densità impianti
6120 plants per acre
Sistema allevamento
Bilateral spurred cordon
Età media vigneto
18 years old
Andamento climatico
During the ripening phase, the grapes were exposed to a continous high level of irrigation, with daily high temperatures but never excessive and mild during the night.
Brief September rains promped us to further increase the selection of grapes by limiting production but enhancing the concentration and aromaticity of the juice.
Resa Ha
40hl per acre - from which only a small percentage is used to make FERRO.
Epoca vendemmia
End of September
Conduzione vendemmia
Manual, in single boxes. The time lag between harvesting and processing is very short, as the vineyards are all located within 450 yards from the cellar. Each grape variety and single parcel is harvested and processed individually. The grapes are further selected on the sorting table.
Contenitori fermentazione
Temperature controlled stainless steel vats of 25hl
Temperatura fermentazione
Durata fermentazione
10 days
Macerazione sulle bucce
35 days
Fermentazione malolattica
Spontaneous in stainless steel
Contenitori affinamento
New french oak barriques. 15 barriques from which only the best 5 are selected for FERRO
Durata affinamento
24 months. Only one pour off.
Affinamento in bottiglia
12 months
Bordeaux of 750ml, numbered, in 6 bottle wooden case
55 Magnum, numbered in single wooden case.

Ferro 2011: 94/100 James Suckling

“Clear violet, rose in colour, perfumed fresh rose wild strawberries on the nose. Slight chocolate with red pepper and gentle tannins harmonized with an elegant finish.
Petit Verdot. Try in 2016″

la villa

La maestosa villa che sorge nel cuore di questa tenuta è situata su una terrazza rettangolare sulla sommità di un colle.
Il suo progetto è attribuito a Santi di Tito.