Blend 2

IGT Red Tuscany

Sangiovese , Colorino and Malvasia nera 

An intense ruby-red color with purple highlights, intense notes of forest fruit integrated with cannela, spicies and vanilla. The palate is smooth with silky tannins. Well balanced, elegant, warm and intense, long persistence.

More details

Exposure:  South , South – West .

Soil type: Red clay soil, with rock fragments.

Planting density: 5.000 vines stocks/ha.

Training system: Overturned Tuscan cord

Harvest period:  Harvest takes place from the middle of September to the first  week of October .Accurate selection of grapes

Harvest method: Mechanical harvesting.

Pressing: Soft pressing.

Maceration on the skins: For 20 days the cap is punched down every day.

Fermentation and ageing: Fermentation occurs with native yeasts in cement tanks at 30-32 degrees malolatic fermentation and ageing in French oak barriques . Further ageing in bottle for 6 or 8 months.

Longevity: Potential for 15/20 years


Vintage 2012 93 pts Suckling

Vintage  2013  94 pts Suckling , 3 bottiglie Guide dell’Espresso , 92 pts Veronelli

 Vintage 2014  92 pts Suckling, 2 stelle Veronelli

 Vintage 2015 93 pts. Suckling , 1 bicchiere Gambero Rosso, 2 stelle Veronelli

 Vintage 2016 92 pts Suckling , Silver Medal Decanter , 4 Grappoli Bibenda, 1 bicchiere Gambero Rosso , 2 stelle Veronelli , 93 pts WinesCritic, Silver Medal Best Italian Wine Selection

Vintage 2018 92 pts Suckling , 91 pts WinesCritic ,  3 Stelle Veronelli, Bronze Medal Best Italian Wine