Domaine Gioulis Cabernet Sauvignon - Agiorgitiko

Alo’ IGT Toscana - La Traiana

Winemakers: Giandomenico Gigante
Appellation: IGT Toscana
Varietals:    Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet       

Production Area:   Terranuova Bracciolini (Arezzo) between Florence and Siena, in Tuscany – altitude of 1,000 feet above sea level – exposure: southeast

Analytical Data: 12.8%

Yield per Vine & Hectare: 80 hectoliters/hectare

Training system: espalier with spurred cord

Hectares of Production: 15

Vinification: A first selection of the grapes has been made in the vineyard. Other strict selection has been made before the de-stemming process; the press process has been made delicately.  Then the must has been poured in small stainless steel vats at the controlled temperature of 28-30°C.  During the fermentation, we make daily manual treading.  Maceration lasts 18 days.

Tasting Notes: full-bodied, soft, rich and balanced in the mouth with tender tannins & good aromatic persistence.  Nice concentration.

Color: nice ruby red with hints of purple

Aroma: flavors of ripe fruits and marmalades, maraschino cherry, plums, floral notes and violets, with aromatic herb tones at the end. 
Medium-bodied, soft and balanced on the palate.
Round and full tannins with a nice long finish.    

Conservation Time: up to 5 years

Notes / Certifications / Awards: USDA National Organic Program certified by SUOLO & SALUTE

WINE ENTHUSIAST MAGAZINE
RATED: 87 points
(Buying Guide Recommendation)