Collazzi Liberta Toscana Rosso IGT
Color – Very deep, it tells of the excellent quality of the grapes.
Perfume – Balsamic, typical of the main grape variety in the blend.
Taste – Round, pervasive, with sweet tannins, perfectly balanced. Complex, long, yet not overpowering.
Food pairing suggestions – From appetizers like cold cuts, to steamy pasta dishes in meat sauces. Not to be forgotten, the pairing with seasoned cheese, stewed meats and dry chocolate biscuits.
Made from Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Syrah
Vine age – 15 years average.
Grown on soils of clay rich in limestone, abundantly rocky.
Fermented in stainless steel vats at 80°F.
Aged part in the barrel, part in stainless steel and the bottle.
Aged for 10 months and an additional 2 months in the bottle.
Grape Varieties: 50% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Franc, 15% Syrah
Libertà is made with grapes from the Collazzi estate. The wine’s goal is to achieve a delicious balance between the Merlot’s soft tannis, Syrah’s richness in spices and the elegant fragrance of Sangiovese. The wine owes its name to a donation that the City of Florence made to eight local families, among which the former owners of Collazzi, who had valiantly fought for the city’s freedom.
Vineyard – The vineyards grown at Collazzi estate, located in the town of Impruente (Florence).
Soil Type – Clay soils, rich in limestone, with an abundantly rocky texture
Average age of the vines – 15 years old
Yield per Acre – 3.0 tons
Time of Harvest – From the middle of September to the middle of October