Grape Varieties: 50% Merlot - 25% Malbec - 25% Cabernet Franc
Location: Tuscan Coast – Cecina and Bolgheri
Exposure: South - West
Vineyard age: 2002 - 2013
Soil type: from sandy-clay and clay soils with the presence of skeletal.
Training system: VSP with spur cordon pruning Plant
Density: 5.600 plants/hectare
Yield per hectare: 9.000 kg per hectare
Fermentation: in steel tanks at 26/28°C for 15 days, led by natural yeasts. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation during ageing.
Wine ageing: 6 months in steel tanks and at least 3 months in bottle.
This wine was bottled without any type of filtration or treatment of clarify to preserve its natural integrity.
Appetizer, typical Tuscan appetizer (chicken-liver canapès, mushroom canapès), seafood with tomato.
Lenaia has an intense ruby red colour. In the glass it shows notes of fresh red fruit, hints of spices and pleasant floral notes. The taste is succulent, round with supple and pleasant tannins which lead to a mineral and fresh finish.