Vènia IGT Toscana Rosso 2007


"Azienda Agricola FRASCOLE"
produced with grapes from organic agriculture

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27,00 €

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Bottlelt. 0,75
Alcoholic strength14% vol.
GrapesSangiovese 50%, Merlot 50%

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produced with grapes from organic agriculture


Wine name: Venia (from latin venus = elegant, refined)

First year of production: 2002

Vineyard description: Clayey soil, originated from decomposition of Marne di Vicchio and Aground Rocks of Pratomagno-Falterona, situated between 440 and 480 mt on sea level. Conducted in organic agriculture since 1999.

Exposure of vineyard: south, south - west

Altitude: 500 mt on sea level.

Cultivation: rammed string

Year of plantation: 1999

Density of plantation: young vineyards 7000 plants/ha

Stocks: 420 A

Varieties: Sangiovese Tin 10, Tin 50 – Merlot 181

Grapes:50% Sangiovese and 50% Merlot.


Notes: This small cru is bottled only in the years when it expresses a note of strong personality and distinction.


Wine making: Collection of grapes, completely handmade, generally starts after the first week of October for Sangiovese, and some days before for Merlot. The harvest is put in small boxes containing about 15 Kg of grapes each. Grapes arrive at the cellar on the terrace above the wine making zone; it is introduced in the stemmer-crasher machine, stemmed then pressed, and by the only gravity force it gets into glassified concrete and steel basins situated in the cellar itself. In these basins fermentation starts at controlled temperature of grapes (not higher than 28 – 30C), in touch with peels for about 10 days.

Refining: after peels maceration, all wine is decanted in French oak barriques by 225 lt, where malolactic fermentation happens and where wine remains for about 14 months on the whole. In this period decantating is made.

Bottling period: February. A year of refining in bottle follows.


Main analytic data: Alcohol: 13,00 – 14,00%

Total acidity: 5,20 – 5,40 gr / lt

Dry extract: 28,50 – 31,00 gr / lt


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Vènia IGT Toscana Rosso 2007

Vènia IGT Toscana Rosso 2007

"Azienda Agricola FRASCOLE"
produced with grapes from organic agriculture

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