Poggio di Guardia
Poggio di Guardia IGT Toscana is a very complex and unique red wine, a great example of a true 'Supertuscan wine’. The great complexity of this wine can be attributed to the altitude of the vineyard. Each grape varietal is planted in a different portion of the vineyard to showcase the unique terroir of this land, especially the soil and microclimate.
Poggio di Guardia IGT Toscana is a very complex and unique red wine, a real 'Supertuscan wine’. Thanks to the vineyard location, it has great complexity. Each grape variety is planted in different a vineyard location to showcase the unique soil and microclimate.
- BLEND: Merlot 50%; Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon 30%; Rebo 20%
- GRAPES: hand-picked; because of the high altitude of the vineyard, harvest does not begin before the middle of October
- FERMENTATION: Fermented with native wild yeast in small, stainless steel tanks, maceration takes about 20 days after alcoholic fermentation is complete.
- AGING: Each varietal of wine is aged separated for 14 months in oak barrels with the exception of Rebo; the Rebo is aged in“Terracotta Orcio”, a traditional Tuscan clay vessel. The wine is finally blended just before bottling and then aged for an additional 10 months before release.