Collepino

Toscana IGT

Collepino

Uvas empleadas

Merlot y Sangiovese.

Método de producción

Las uvas se vinifican a una temperatura controlada (25-30ºC) en cubas de acero durante 7-8 días. Tras finalizar la fermentación maloláctica el vino se afina en barricas de roble francés durante un periodo de aproximadamente 2 meses.

The winemaker comment

Una nueva combinación de la personalidad exquisitamente toscana hace su debut en la familia Banfi. Un vino fresco y con carácter, extremadamente versátil en cuanto a sus posibilidades de maridaje y a las ocasiones de consumo.

Premios 2009

Anotaciones sobre añadas 2013

  • Collepino
  • Denominación IGT
  • Uvas empleadas 50% Sangiovese, 50% Merlot.
  • Método de producción

    FERMENTATION

    Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks

    Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade

    Length:7 days

    Malolactic: Yes

Especificaciones
  • brix 23,0
  • Alcohol 12.7%
  • ph 3.36
  • Extracto seco neto 28.1
  • Azúcar residual 4.2
  • Acidez total 5.4
  • Ácido málico 0.01
  • Acidez volátil 0,40
SO2 (MG/lt)
  • Total 109
  • Libre 36
  • The growing cycle began with a significant delay, with some rains during the Spring. June was marked by cooler temperatures, under the seasonal average. August and September were hot and dry, but the ripening, despite two weeks delay, have been supported by water reserves of the previous months. Summer nights were characterized by cooler temperatures, contributing to the improvement of the quality of the grapes. From the end of September, rainfall was abundant, causing problems during the repining, without affecting the vineyards.
TASTING

The color is ruby red. The perfume is very fresh and fruity, with scents of blackberry, raspberry and wild strawberry. The structure is full and supported by sweet and mellow tannins and a good acidity. The finish is persisting.

  • Collepino
  • Denominación IGT
  • Uvas empleadas 50% Sangiovese, 50% Merlot
  • Método de producción

    FERMENTATION

    Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks

    Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade

    Length:7 days

    Malolactic: Yes

Especificaciones
  • brix 23.1
  • Alcohol 12.7%
  • ph 3.36
  • Extracto seco neto 28.1
  • Azúcar residual 4.2
  • Acidez total 5.4
  • Ácido málico 0.01
  • Acidez volátil 0,4
SO2 (MG/lt)
  • Total 109
  • Libre 36
  • Growing Conditions: The growing cycle began with a significant delay, with some rains during the Spring. June was marked by cooler temperatures, under the seasonal average. August and September were hot and dry, but the ripening, despite two weeks delay, have been supported by water reserves of the previous months. Summer nights were characterized by cooler temperatures, contributing to the improvement of the quality of the grapes. From the end of September, rainfall was abundant, causing problems during the repining, without affecting the vineyards.
TASTING

The color is ruby red. The perfume is very fresh and fruity, with scents of blackberry, raspberry and wild strawberry. The structure is full and supported by sweet and mellow tannins and a good acidity. The finish is persisting.

  • Collepino
  • Denominación IGT Toscana
  • Uvas empleadas 50% Sangiovese, 50% Merlot.
  • Método de producción

    In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks at 25 to 30 degrees centigrade for 7 days.  Malolactic: yes. 

Especificaciones
  • brix 23.1
  • Alcohol 13%
  • ph 3.44
  • Extracto seco neto 29.7
  • Azúcar residual 2
  • Intensidad del color 0.78
  • Acidez total 5.0
  • Ácido málico 0.01
  • Acidez volátil 0.3
SO2 (MG/lt)
  • Total 96
  • Libre 35
  • The vine’s growth cycle started at the right time with a climate particularly mild and dry in the months of April and May. The sunny days of June were then followed by copious rainfall in the middle of July, resulting also in significant drop in temperatures. The climate conditions in early August were pretty cool, but the region was then covered by an anti-cyclone weather pattern originating from Africa, which led to a spike in temperatures, reaching well above the average for the period and lasting for around two weeks. Therefore hydric stress accelerated the ripening. September and October were sunny and dry with very hot temperatures.
TASTING

Ruby red color.Complex bouquet, with hints of  blackberry, currants and raspberries, combined with slightly spicy notes. Full structure, with  soft tannins supported by a freshness and length acidity. Persistent finish.

  • Collepino
  • Denominación IGT Toscana
  • Uvas empleadas 50% Sangiovese, 50% Merlot.
  • Método de producción

    Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade. Length: 7 days. Malolactic: Yes. 

Especificaciones
  • brix 23
  • Alcohol 13.1%
  • ph 3.64
  • Extracto seco neto 28
  • Azúcar residual 2
  • Intensidad del color 0.78
  • Acidez total 4.9
  • Ácido málico 0.02
  • Acidez volátil 0.5
SO2 (MG/lt)
  • Total 97
  • Libre 35
  • The growing season started with a very rainy May and June, and temperatures well below the seasonal average. After the second week of June the temperatures began to warm up, but dropped again in August, when cool nights became advantageous to quality, preserving the aromas and acidity in the grapes. The weather remained dry from mid-august through October, making for ideal harvest conditions.
TASTING

Ruby red color. The aromas are gentle and fruity, with notes of raspberry, strawberry and plum jam. On the palate the wine is supple, thanks to good structure supported by soft and mature tannins. Very persistent.

  • Collepino
  • Denominación IGT Toscana
  • Uvas empleadas 50% Sangiovese, 50% Merlot.
  • Método de producción

    Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade. Length: 7 days. Malolactic: Yes.  

Especificaciones
  • brix 23.2
  • Alcohol 13.3%
  • ph 3.69
  • Extracto seco neto 28,4
  • Azúcar residual 2.5
  • Intensidad del color 0.78
  • Acidez total 4.8
  • Ácido málico 0.04
  • Acidez volátil 0.4
SO2 (MG/lt)
  • Total 105
  • Libre 39
  • The growing season started on time and the spring was characterized by a very rainy May and June, the temperatures of June till the first week of July were quite fresh and well below the seasonal average, from mid July the temperatures began to rise up to become hot in August, but the nights were relatively cool and this has helped a lot to the quality of the grapes, both in perfumes and for the synthesis of polyphenols. September was dried and sunny with warm tempertatures, guarantee for an optimal harvest.
TASTING

Ruby  red color. The bouquet is sweet and fruity, with hints of rasberry, strawberry, plum jam. On the palate is soft, thanks to the good structure with sweet with ripe tannins. Very persistent.

  • Collepino
  • Denominación IGT Toscana
  • Uvas empleadas 50% Sangiovese, 50% Merlot
  • Método de producción

    Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade. Length: 7 days. Malolactic: Yes.  

Especificaciones
  • brix 23.7
  • Alcohol 13.9%
  • ph 3.62
  • Extracto seco neto 29,2
  • Azúcar residual 0.12
  • Intensidad del color 0.82
  • Acidez total 4.8
  • Ácido málico 0.04
  • Acidez volátil 0.4
SO2 (MG/lt)
  • Total 105
  • Libre 39
  • The winter, with levels of precipitation above the seasonal average and quite mild temperatures, was followed by a very normal spring, in terms of both rainfalls and temperature. The months of May and June were marked by some rain, with pretty cool temperatures through mid July. The hail storm which took place in mid-August 15th struck only part of our vineyards, sparing our best quality grapes and resulting in only a slight decrease in production. Overall, each of the various growing phases of the vineyard took place slightly later than in previous years, including a two-week postponement of harvest to allow for optimal conditions.
TASTING

Ruby  red color. The bouquet is sweet and fruity, with hints of berry, plum jam, licorice and amarasca. On the palate is soft, thanks to the good structure with sweet with ripe tannins. 

  • Collepino
  • Denominación IGT Toscana
  • Uvas empleadas 50% Sangiovese, 50% Merlot
  • Método de producción

    Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade. Length: 7 days. Malolactic: Yes. Aging: 2 months.  

Especificaciones
  • brix 23.7
  • Alcohol 13.4%
  • ph 3.65
  • Extracto seco neto 28.9
  • Azúcar residual 0.95
  • Intensidad del color 0.82
  • Acidez total 4.5
  • Ácido málico 0.01
  • Acidez volátil 0.4
SO2 (MG/lt)
  • Total 108
  • Libre 38
  • Due to a mild winter, the season was precocious with an anticipated flowering. Heavy rainfalls at the end of May and beginning of June enabled the filling of the water reserves in the soil and therefore avoided any negative consequences by the heat wave in mid-June. The harvest started about one week ahead of time and lasted even until mid October without any difficulties thanks to ideal weather conditions in the fall.
TASTING

Dark red color. The bouquet is gentle and fruity, with hints of small red fruit. Smooth on the palate, thanks to the good structure with silky and elegant tannins. Long finish.

  • Collepino
  • Uvas empleadas 50% Sangiovese, 50% Merlot
  • Método de producción

    Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade. Length: 7 days. Malolactic: Yes. Aging: 2 months. 

Especificaciones
  • brix 23.5
  • Alcohol 13.15%
  • ph 3.64
  • Extracto seco neto 28.6
  • Azúcar residual 0.95
  • Intensidad del color 0.82
  • Acidez total 4.60
  • Ácido málico 0.05
  • Acidez volátil 0.36
SO2 (MG/lt)
  • Total 105
  • Libre 42
  • During the summer months the vines did not suffer any hydric stress thanks to the proper rainfalls in the spring. The high temperatures in July yielded for an extraordinary maturation. Then in August a right temperature range between day and night permitted a good harvest.
TASTING

Dark red color. The bouquet is fresh and fruity reminiscent of  small red berries such as blackberry, raspberry and strawberry. Good structure with silky and elegant tannins. Long finish.

  • Collepino
  • Denominación IGT Toscana
  • Uvas empleadas 50% Sangiovese, 50% Merlot
  • Método de producción

    Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade. Length: 7 days. Malolactic: Yes. Aging: 2 months. 

Especificaciones
  • brix 22.5
  • Alcohol 12.7%
  • ph 3.63
  • Extracto seco neto 28.3
  • Azúcar residual 1.2
  • Intensidad del color 0.97
  • Acidez total 5.0
  • Ácido málico 0.05
  • Acidez volátil 0.37
SO2 (MG/lt)
  • Total 98
  • Libre 35
  • The regular seasonal conditions during spring were marked by a hailstorm that reduced the production. The moderate temperatures in summer with a fresh August permitted to the vines not to suffer any hydric stress. The warm and sunny September allowed for a good harvesting.
TASTING

Ruby red color. Fresh and fruity aromas with notes of blackcurrants, raspberries and plum. Soft structure with gentle tannins. Long finish.

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