Denomination: ROSSO I.G.T TOSCANA
Grape varieties: Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot
Altitude: 270 m. a.s.l.
Soil: medium-textured with prevalence of sandy component
Age of vineyards: 7 anni
Training system: cordon spur
Planting density: 5.600 plants per hectare
Yeld per hectare: 5 tons.
Yeld of grapes in wine: 65%
Vinification system: cold maceration on the skins for 3-4 days
Primary fermentation: in stainless steel at 20-23° C
Malolactic fermentation: 18 months in Barrique also in Tonneaux and 12 months in bottle
Colour: deep, intense ruby red
Perfume: The fragrance offers a pleasant concentration of notes ranging from ripe red fruit, blackcurrants and cherries to spicy with hints of vanilla and sweet toasted notes that go to make up a bouquet of great persistance and elegance.
Flavour: Velvety and caressing, rich in sweet tannins with a long finish and a good aftertaste of ripe back berry fruit. It displays an harmony of flavour and a sophistication that make it a wine of distinctive character to be enjoyed over time.
Alcohol content: 14% co.
Total acidity: 5,15 g/l
Dry extract: 30,30 g/l
Serving temperature: 18°
Food matches: Perfect with first courses with game sauce, red meat roasts,stewed beef and pot roasts. Its full flavour also goes well with mature cheeses.
Oenologist: Dr. Riccardo Cotarella
Number of bottles produced: 10.000