Enoteca Belvedere di San Leonino

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Buondonno Merlot IGT Toscana is produced with Merlot grapes from a small 5,000 sq m vineyard that wa planted in 1999 on a particularly suitable land, very stony, facing east.

Some experts have defined it as a “Merlot non Merlot” as the acidity and tannic structure are very close to those typical of the territory of origin.

Grape variety: Merlot

Vineyard: Vineyard below - Casavecchia

Soil: clayey-calcareous with abundant stony skeleton

Altitude and exposure: 420 mt. s.l.m .; East

Average density: 5,000 plants per hectare

Training system: Spurred cordon

Vinification: harvested around mid-September, it ferments spontaneously with indigenous yeasts in concrete vats where it remains in maceration for at least 20 days in which pumping over and punching down alternate

Aging: for a year it matures in French oak tonneaux where the malolactic fermentation also takes place. It rests in the bottle for a few months before being put on the market

Production: 3,300 bottles


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