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Il Carnasciale

The estate is located in the municipality of Mercatale Valdarno in the province of Arezzo in the Tuscany northeast of Siena. It was founded in the 1970s by the German advertising manager Wolf D. Rogosky. The reason for this was the acquaintance with the agronomist Remigio Bordini, who had discovered and selected a red grape variety in an old vineyard. After the parenting she was called Caberlot ( Cabernet Franc x Merlot ) designated. Rogosky planted the vine on two acres with very dense planting to the yield with a maximum of 30 hl / ha as low as possible. As a consultant acted the oenologist Dr. Vittorio Fiore. The management is carried out according to the rules of "Lutte Raisonnée" ( Integrated pest management ) without chemical agents or fertilization, Today the winery is run by Bettina and Moritz Rogosky; As cellar master Peter Schilling is responsible.

Il Carnasciale - vineyard and Caberlot bottle

The first Caberlot wine became long Barrique in French barriques, Bottling without filtration as well as long bottle storage vinified before the sale. A special feature is that the barrels are regularly rotated on special racks. The first marketed year 1988 caused a sensation with its abundance and concentration and became the cult wine, The monochrome label shows a bold painted black cross in the middle with a brush to recognize the wine from a distance. By the amount of black color the vintage character is shown: strong wines = a lot of color, more elegant wines = less color. The red wine "Il Caberlot" is exclusively in Magnum bottled and double magnum bottles and only per subscription sold in 3-piece wooden boxes (max 6 bottles per person). From younger vines is the earlier ready to drink "Il Carnasciale" pressed, the labels carry in contrast to the "big brother" a white cross.

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