2019 Prima Pietra Toscana IGT

Case of 6 bottles

Varietals: 50% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 10% Petit Verdot.

Vineyard: 11 hectares, 450m above sea level. South/south west exposure. Soil is in abundance of fossils and ferrous clay.

Yield: 50 q.li / ha

Vinification/Ageing: Each varietal ferments separately for 20 days in stainless steel vats at 28°C. After fermentation, the wine is refined in French oak casks for 18 months. For the first months each varietal is aged individually, then blended by the winemaker and refinement continues for a further 8 months. 33,000 bottles produced.

Alcohol: 14%

Description: Prima Pietra embodies complexity and elegance, the highest expression of the potential of the terroir. The altitude of the vineyard always instills great freshness and depth in the wine. An expansive and enduring bouquet with red berry nuances melded with delicate hints of spice. Richly flavoured, Prima Pietra unfurls the plushest of tannins on the taste buds.

Visit the winery's website to learn more: www.tenutaprimapietra.com

2018

  • Falstaff: 94 points
  • Suckling: 94 points
  • Wine Spectator: 93 points
  • VINOUS: 92 points

2017

  • Suckling: 93 points

2016

  • Falstaff: 95 points
  • Suckling: 96 points
  • Parker: 93 points