Castello di Volpaia

Tuscany, Italy

Citto, Toscana IGT — 2021

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  • Introduction

    • In the Tuscan dialect Citto means “young boy.” As from the land in comes from Citto is the young boy of Volpaia. As in the French tradition of the great Bordeaux Chateaux Chateau Mouton Rotschild has Mouton Cadet and Chateau Cheval Blanc has Petit Cheval, the same way Castello di Volpaia has his Citto.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Citto is made from a selection of the best grapes from our IGT vineyards in the Chianti Classico and Maremma areas.

    • Cultivation: Certified organic
  • Vinification

    • Once the grapes were destemmed and crushed, they were left to ferment in stainless steel vats for about 10 days at temperatures between 80 and 86°F. After resting for eight days, the juice was drained off the skins. Malolactic fermentation took place in stainless steel.

  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: Mostly Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon
    • Alcohol: 13.5%
    • TA: 5.0 g/L
    • RS: .06
  • Tasting Notes

    • Vivid ruby color. Generous and silky wine with fruity aroma and intense berry taste.