Named after “olpe”, an Etruscan clay carafe used as a container for wine. This wine is made from a blend of grapes grown in three hillside vineyards with diverse soil compositions.
It is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot; two varieties highly adapted to the microclimate in the area surrounding Suvereto, and considered classic varieties due to their longstanding presence in the area.
Appellation: Val di Cornia Suvereto DOCG
Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot.
Total Vineyard area: 16.5 ha
Maturation: for 12 months in small oak barrels and another 12 months in casks – 6 months in the bottle.
Merlot gives the amplitude of aromas and smoothness, the Cabernet Sauvignon the olfactory intensity and fullness of flavor.
Savory first courses, roasts, red meats.
18-20°C. It requires being decanted