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Bolgheri - Tuscany - Italy
Grattamacco was founded in 1977, in the DOC area of Bolgheri where the growing of Cabernet Sauvignon in this particular region gained great popularity.The first vintage produced was 1982 by blending Cabernet Sauvignon with Merlot and Sangiovese.
The estate is situated on top of a hill facing the sea between Castagneto Carducci and Bolgheri at 100 m asl.The area is particularly dedicated to the production of great wines and enjoys a dry climate with consistent thermal excursions at the end of the summer. The estate extends over an area of about 50 hectares, of which 25 are vineyards and 5 are olive groves. The remaining area is forest and borders into a vast area of woodlands covering some 1,600 hectares.
The estate follows the criteria of organic farming, guaranteed and certified by ICEA.