Le Macchiole
Bolgheri, 08:27 A.M.

Paleo Rosso


First produced in 1989, this incredible wine is the symbol of the winery, and it truly epitomizes Bolgheri. At first, the wine was a classic Bordeaux blend but became a Cabernet Franc monovarietal in 2001; since then, it has been a huge success. The name “paleo” refers to a wild herb found on the Tuscan coast, and it symbolizes a strong local identity and the will to reach all goals.

Le Macchiole - Separator

Wines | Paleo Rosso | 1996

Harvest Reports

A cool spring caused a late budbreak, but flowering and berry set proceeded normally. The summer season, which got off to a normal start, saw a change of weather around mid-August, with rainfall causing the ripening process to slow down. The warm  September led to complete ripening of the grapes, but some rainy days forced us to delay harvesting. ->

Technical Sheets

Denomination: Bolgheri Rosso Superiore DOC

First Vintage: 1989

Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon 85%, Sangiovese 10%, Cabernet Franc 5%

Vineyards: Madonnina 1977, Contessine 1984

Training System: double cordon spur and single guyot

Yield: 1000 gr per plant

Harvest period: 4th week of September and 1st week of October

Winemaking: fermentation and maceration for 14 days in steel tanks

Aging: 22 months 100% in new oak barriques

Bottling: June 1998

Le Macchiole - Paleo Rosso