Le Cataste IGT Rosso di Toscana

Designation: Quercia al Poggio Le Cataste IGT

Area of production: Monsanto-Barberino val d’Elsa.

Firts vintage: 1997

Varieties: 50% Ciliegiolo, 50% Sangiovese.

Training systems: Cordon-trained and spur-pruned, Guyot.

Site: Vineyards are located on the hill, half overlooking the north valley towards Barberino Val d’Elsa and half looking south towards Castellina.

Soil type: Limestone and clay with sections of schist and calcareous-clay galestro.

Yelds: 25q/ha

RACCOLTA: Manuale.

Harvest method: Manual.

Winemaking: Traditional in temperature-controlled steel and cement containers.

Aging: About 30 months in 500-litre oak Barrels and 6 months bottle maturation

Alcohol content: 14,0% vol.

Production: About 9,000 bottles.

Available sizes: 0,750 l bottle.