Maremma Toscana Syrah DOC
Grape 100% Syrah
Colour deep ruby
SENSORIAL ATTRIBUTES AND FOOD/WINE PAIRINGS
Scent: intense fruity perfume with notes of pepper, liquorice and sweet spices.
Taste: large intensity on the palate and possessing an elegant tannin texture.
Colour: deep ruby.
Matching dishes: seasoned cheeses, red and white meats, game.
VINIFICATION AND AGING
Time of harvest: first ten days of September
Vinification technique: non aggressive destemming pressing fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel vats for 20 to 25 days.
Ageing process: 12-24 months in medium toasted 225l. oak barriques (fine grained wood, having had a minimum of 24months seasoning).
Refinement in bottles: 12 months
Stabilising of the product: cold stabilization
SOIL AND CLIMATE CONDITIONS
Vineyards: Poggio Bestiale and Tizzi
Soil structure: well balanced with excellent skeleton
Height: 150m. and 250m. a.s.l.
Placement: East - West
Planting density: 6400 plants per hectare
Vine placement: bi-lateral ridge spur
Vines planted: 2000 - 2008
Average yield per plant: 800g
Grape: 100% Syrah
No. bottles produced: 5000