Castello di Volpaia Citto 2016 (Certified Organic)

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Introduction

  • In the Tuscan dialect, “Citto” means “a young boy.” In the tradition of Bordeaux Châteaux — Mouton Rothchild has its Mouton Cadet, Cheval Blanc has its Petit Cheval — Castello di Volpaia has its Citto.

Vineyard Profile

  • Vineyards: Estate vineyards in the Chianti Classico and Maremma regions of Tuscany
  • Cultivation: Certified organic

Vinification

  • The grapes were destemmed and crushed, then fermented in stainless-steel vats for 10 days at 26 C to 30 C (80 F to 86 F). After eight days, the juice was drained off the skins. Malolactic fermentation occurred in stainless steel.

Technical Information

  • Varietal Composition: Mostly Sangiovese with some Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Production (in cases): 5,000 cases (12/750ml)
  • Alcohol: 13%