Grapes: Sangiovese 60%, Merlot 40%
Harvest: strictly carried out by hand in boxes.
Vinification: mashing and vinification in tanks
steel at controlled temperature (26-28 ° C).
Maceration on the fermentation marcs for 20-22 days.
Aging: Sangiovese and Merlot are aged for about six months in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature.
Alcohol content: 13.50% vol.
Production area: Roccastrada (GR) Tuscany.
Nature of the soil: clayey limestone with good presence skeletal finish.
Training system: spurred cordon.
Number of plants: 5,682 vines per hectare.
Grape yield: 70 quintals per hectare.
Tasting sensations: wine with an intense ruby color, small on the nose ripe red and black berry fruits of black cherries, currants and blackberries of bramble. Then hints of walnut husk and dried violet. The taste is smooth and well structured with pleasant tannins mitigated by gentle softness. Long finish with delicious aftertaste of ripe fruit.
Food pairings: structured first courses, second courses based on white meat and red, roasts, cold cuts and fresh and aged cheeses.