The “Giusto di Notri” Tua Rita is a classic Supertuscan produced with the famous Bordeaux vines: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. The international red grape varieties have proven to adapt very well to the Mediterranean climate of the Tuscan coast, giving mature, intense and well-structured wines. In the Colline Metallifere territory, in addition to an exuberant fruit and a dense aromatic persistence, the Bordeaux grapes also express themselves with mineral hints typical of the territory, which make their profile particularly elegant. The red “Giusto di Notri” pays homage with its name to the Church of San Giusto di Suvereto and also to the first vineyard of the estate planted in Notri. It is the wine that has accompanied Tua Rita’s adventure in the world of wine from the very beginning and still today represents its 20 years of history, in the name of the continuous search for harmony and elegance. The blend is formed by a classic Bordeaux blend: Cabernet Sauvignon (80%), Merlot (10%) and Cabernet Franc (10%). The vines are cultivated with spurred cordon with a planting density of 8500 vines per hectare and managed under organic farming. The soils composed mainly of clay, silt and sand, with an abundant presence of skeleton, are very rich in mineral substances and give the wines a particular iron and saline connotation typically territorial. After the manual harvest, the grapes are sent to spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts which takes place in large barrels. The wine ages for 18 months in first and second passage French oak barrels and completes the refinement in the bottle for a few months before being put on sale.
The “Giusto di Notri” represents the memory and history of the Cantina Tua Rita. The wine that also expresses its production philosophy, its identity and its stylistic coherence. It is, in fact, a Bordeaux blend, not only characterized more by elegance than concentration and power, but above all capable of restoring the peculiar characteristics of the terroir. In the glass it has a dark ruby color with garnet hues. The olfactory picture is broad and complex, seducing with ripe aromas of small berries, elegant spicy and balsamic notes, memories of the herbs of the Mediterranean scrub, toasted and graphite nuances. On the palate it has an important structure, an aromatically persistent, complex and deep sip, with an elegant tannic texture, refreshing freshness and closure on mineral notes.