This wine is made from grapes grown in the best sandy-clay soils of the estate, close to the castle. The micro-climate of Camigliano gives the wine elegance and a personality of bouquet and taste. Gualto has an excellent ageing potential thanks to its high quality, its bouquet evolving gracefully over time. The name “Gualto” honors owner Gualtiero Ghezzi.
Owner: Gualtiero Ghezzi
Winemaker: Giuseppe Caviola
Type: Red wine
Varietals: 100% Sangiovese Grosso
Vineyard Location: Camigliano, Montalcino
Orientation: South - southwest
Elevation: 300 m a.s.l.
Trellising: Spurred cordon
Soil: Sand, clay, with fossils
Gentle pressing, maceration on the skins for 21-25 days, with frequent delestage. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature of 80°F for 5 days.
36 months in 25 Hl oak barrels followed by 12 months of bottle refinement
Color: Deep red with orange notes
Bouquet: Mature fruit nose of blackberry with notes of licorice, spices, tobacco and wet earth
Flavor: Well-structured sip with layered richness and marked soft tannins
Pairings: Thanks to its structure and elegance, it is perfect with the best Mediterranean specialities and with game, roast meat or mature cheese.
Alcohol Content: 13.5 %
Residual Sugar: 0 g/L
Serving Temperature: 62°F
Production: 3,000 bottles