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Connexion Oenophilia represents fine wines produced by exceptional estates, many of them family-owned.  All are committed to producing wines of superb quality.

 

Fattoria Il Casalone Pepi Lignana

Poggio Colombi

Tuscany :: Italy

https://www.pepilignanawine.com/eng/

Estate::

Family estate, owners of 300 hectares in Orbetello (Maremma Toscana).
Currently 14 hectares of the farm are dedicated to hight quality wine production. A surface of 6 hectares is cultivated with Vermentino and Viognier and 7 ha with Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese and Petit Verdot.

Soil is made of silt and sand, with a clay loam rich in skeleton and with an excellent drainage. Vines face south-south west, 50 m above sea level.

Grape varieties::

85% Cabernet Sauvignon
15% Petit Verdot (7000 kg per ha).

Vinification::

Destemming, pressing and fermentation in steel tanks at a controlled temperature.

ageing::

After malolactic fermentation in steel, the wine is left to mature on its lees for approximately ten months both in second passage barriques and in steel tanks and further fining takes place in the bottle for 3 months.

appearance::

The color is intense, with purplish glints.

nose::

The nose is fruity reminiscent of small red fruits mixed with notes of spices and leather.

taste::

The flavor is full, soft and persistent.

% alc./vol. ::

14.0