CASTEL DI PUGNA
Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita
Deep ruby red tending to garnet.
Complex. Floral with vanilla notes. Small berries. Pepper.
Tasty with pleasant spicy notes, intense finish with well integrated tannins.
Grape varieties Sangiovese 90 % – Ciliegiolo 5% – red grape varieties 5%
Vineyards age 2003
Pruning system Spur pruned cordon e Guyot
Planting density 5000 plants per hectare
Yield per hectare 6/7 tons of grapes
Hand harvest date Last week of September
Crush and fermentation Alcoholic fermentation and maceration for minimum 15 days in stillness steel tanks with détéstage and pump-overs at a controlled temperature
Ageing and fining All the production ages in 25 hl barrels of Slavonian oak for 24 months. Fining in bottle for 6 months
Ageing ability 12 years
Color Deep ruby red tending to garnet.
Nose Complex. Floral with vanilla notes. Small berries. Pepper.
Palate Tasty with pleasant spicy notes, intense finish with well integrated tannins.
Serving Suggestions Typical Tuscan dishes (“pici”, “pappardelle” hand made pasta), roast pork, stewed wild boar and hare, mature cheeses.