Castelvecchio was one of the oldest and important Castle of the Cavalcanti family, hence the name, that means old castle
As from 1960, Castelvecchio is a family-run estate producing wine and extra virgin olive oil. Nowadays the farm is run by Filippo and Stefania, brother and sister. The property extends over 73 hectares, including 30 hectares of vineyards and 20 hectares of olive groves. The vineyards are located at an altitude of between 250 and 350 meters above sea level.
Made with Merlot, Sangiovese, Petit Verdot
With this wine the producer aims to find the perfect harmonious blend among 3 grapes:
Color: intense ruby red tending towards garnet hues on ageing.
Taste:Harmoniously blended, full-bodied, long and persistent, soft tannins with a pleasant level of acidity.
Pairing: strong flavor dishes, game, aged cheese,
Rosso Toscano IGT, Super tuscan
2015. We will send you the latest harvest year available. If you want a specific year please contact us.
San Casciano Val di Pesa
Maceration ,Fermentation, Aging
cold maceration for 48 hours, fermentation at controlled temperature in stainless steel for 18 days, daily pumping over and gentle pressing which allow a high extraction; aging in oak barrels for 12 months and further refinement in bottle for 12 months.
14,50% by vol