Podere Sapaio - Sapaio Bolgheri Volpolo 2010
Blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 30% Merlot and 10% Petit Verdot (14,50 % vol) - decant 1 hour. In the glass a inky color with purple core. In the nose earthy notes like mushrooms and wet earth, black currant, blackberry, leather, strawberries and hints od chocolate. On the palate medium bodied with bright acid. Tannins are powdery and elegant. Powerful and brooding finish.
Its name emphasizes the local origin of this wine and pays homage to the Volpola variety.
It requires 14 months in barrique barrels and 6 months in bottles.
Cultivation Runner system (double curtain) with plant spacing plantation layout 75x180 cm
Blend 70% Cabernet Sauvignon 15% Merlot 15% Petit Verdot
Harvest Manual with grape selection
Alcoholic fermentation Under controlled temperature in steel tanks with long maceration on the grape marks
Malo-lactic fermentation In French oak
Alcohol 13,5 % by vol
Time of maturing 14 months in french oak barriques and tonneaux.
Number of bottles produced 75.000