Mosaico is a Merlot based wine: the richness and roundness of this grape join in Bolgheri with the complexity of Cabernet Franc and the character of Petit Verdot. As in a mosaic: from afar the picture is clear but if you get closer the three varieties of the blend reveal their individual identity.
Area of production: Toscana, Bolgheri
Producer: Fattoria Casa di Terra;
Grape Varieties: 60% Merlot - 30% Cabernet Franc – 10% Petit Verdot
Exposure: east - west
Soil type: clay with layers of gravel
Fermentation: spontaneous with natural yeast in stainless steel vats for 22 days, malolactic fermentation happens naturally.
Maturation: at least 12 months in French oak barrels, 6 months of ageing in bottle. This wine is bottled without any previous fining or filtration to preserve all its integrity.
Alcohol content: 14% abv
Appearance: deep ruby red.
Nose: typical notes of cassis, blackcurrant and ripe red fruit enhanced by notes of cinnamon, coffee and tobacco.
Palate: great concentration of dark fruit balanced by good acid and just the right flex of smooth tannins. Notes of coffee and cocoa powder. Smooth and long on a brushed-velvet finish.
Food pairing: red meats, game, richly sauced pasta, risotto, medium aged cheeses.
Serving temperature: 16 - 18 °C.Enquire Now View Producer