IGT Toscana
100% Merlot


Casalferro is a selection of Merlot grapes coming from three different vineyards: Vigna Casalferro, Vigna Pecchierino, and Vigna Sodacci.

Vigna Casalferro:  Arenarie (sand and rocks), Alberese (limestone).
Vigna Pecchierino: Alberese (limestone).
Vigna Sodacci: Arenarie (sand and rocks).


The Merlot grapes were hand-picked starting from September 11 from Casalferro vineyard, on September 13 from Sodacci vineyard and, finally, on September 18 from Pecchierino vineyard.


Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 24°C-27°C, with 14-18 days of skin contact.


21 months in tonneaux and barriques of which 30% are new oak and the remaining 70% are of second and third passage.


22 April 2022.


Casalferro  is a selection of Merlot grapes coming from three different vineyards:Vigna Casalferro, Vigna Pecchierino and Vigna Sodacci.

Vigna Casalferro
Surface area: 5 ha | Planted in: 1993 | Altitude: 400 m.a.s.l.
Exposure: South | Soil: Arenarie (sand and rocks), Alberese (limestone).

Vigna Pecchierino
Surface: 3,25 ha | Planted in: 2001|Altitude 400 m.a.s.l.
Exposure: Northwest | Soil: Alberese (limestone.)

Vigna Sodacci
Surface: 4,22 ha ! Planted in: 2003 | Altitude: 500 m.a.s.l.
Exposure: South | Soil: Arenarie (sand and rocks).

The training system for the three vineyards is spurred cordon. The rootstock is 181. The average planting density is 5.500 – 6.600 plants/ha.
Growing Season

The climate in 2019 was very variable but with temperatures overall average. From early June, a fairly dry and warm period began, with maximum temperatures often above 35°C, but interspersed occasionally by short and intense rains.


Technical Info

Alcohol: 14.50% vol.            |Total acidity: 5.92 g/l
pH: 3.28                                 |Net dry extract: 29.63 g/l
Total Polyphenols (in Gallic acid): 2318 mg/l