BALLA LA VECCHIA
Maremma Toscana DOC
“Look how the old lady dances” Is a typical Maremmano expression used when the hot summer air shimmers in the midday heat.
Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 50%, Merlot 50%.
Altitude: 150 – 180 meters above sea level.
Exposure of the land: Mainly south-east.
Type of soil: Sandy with sandstone skeleton, the soil is rather homogeneous.
Training system: Spurred cordon.
Plant density: 5680 plants / ha.
Resa uva/ettaro: 90 q.li.
Yield per hectare: 90 quintals.
Harvest: Takes place in three separate periods, between mid-September and late October.
Vinification: Vinification takes place in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (30°). After filtration, it is put on the market in June following the harvest.
The wine has a ruby red colour, an intense and elegant aroma with hints of red berry fruit, with a soft, round and enveloping taste.