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Libertà

I.G.T Tuscany

CLASSIFICATION
I.G.T Tuscany
VARIETY
Merlot 55%, Cabernet Franc 30%, Merlot 20%, Syrah 15%
FEATURES
Libertà is a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Syrah. This wine expresses great balance between the soft tannins of Merlot, the aromatic complexity of Cabernet Franc and elegant spicy Syrah. The name Libertà derives from a gift that the city of Florence made to eight Florentine families including the then owners of Collazzi who fought valorously to free the city.
Color
Deep red, which denotes the excellent quality of the grapes
PERFUME
Balsamic given by the best characteristics of the main variety.
TASTE
In the mouth the wine is enveloping, soft tannins, leaving the palate in an exemplary balance. Complex and long without being impetuous.
ORIGIN
Vineyards belonging to the property of Collazzi, located in the southwestern part of the municipality of Impruneta (Florence), near the village of Galluzzo.
SOIL TYPE
Clay and limestone, in part sandy soils, rich in minerals.
AVAREGE AGE OF VINEYARD
20 years
WEATHER CONDITIONS
Normally warmer and drier than surrounding areas. A part of the property lies in a natural amphitheater, with a perfect South-West exposure.
The abundant insolation and the mild daytime temperatures, allow a prolonged and complete maturation of the grapes, homogeneous from year to year.
HARVEST METHOD
Manual in baskets. The bunches are transported in the cellar in a short period of time due to the centrality of the cellar compared to the vineyards. Every variety and plot are picked and vinified separately. Once the grapes arrive in the cellar, they are carefully selected on the sorting table.
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION
Done at 25°C in inox tanks.
REFINEMENT DURATION
1 years in wooden casks and tanks.
PACKAGING
Besides from 0.750 bottles, Magnum, and Double Magnum.


The Villa

The majestic villa is located on a rectangular terrace on the top of a hill.
Santi di Tito projected it.