One of the great, modern reds, we named this wine Le Stanzein honour of the poet Angelo Ambrogini, known as “Poliziano”.Produced from Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, Le Stanze has a style that is classic Bordeaux “a la Tuscany”.It allows us to cater to international tastes while remembering the traditional value of Montepulciano and its place in the production of great wines with strong ageing potential.
CLASSIFICATION: IGT Toscana
FIRST YEAR OF PRODUCTION: 1987
AVERAGE BOTTLE PRODUCTION: ca. 20.000
VARIETY: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon – 30% Merlot
AREA OF VINEYARDS: 15 HA ALTITUDE: 250-350 m.s.l.m.
SOIL TYPE: Soft clay, slightly skeletal
PLANT DENSITY: 5.000 ceppi per ettaro
HARVEST METHOD: Manual in crates
VINIFICATION: Fermentation takes place in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature, with milling that includes repassing the must over the grape dregs.Fermentation and maceration take 20 – 25 days.
REFINEMENT: 16 months in new “barriques” of French oak.