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.
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