Maremma Toscana Rosso DOC
Grape 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Cabernet Franc, 25% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot
Colour deep ruby
SENSORIAL ATTRIBUTES AND FOOD/WINE PAIRINGS
Scent: intense. Full bodied having raspberry and cherry hints.
Taste: persistent and intense backed up by a full body and possessing the tannin sweetness of the great Tuscan reds.
Colour: deep ruby.
Matching dishes: seasoned cheeses, red and white meats, roasts, game.
VINIFICATION AND AGING
Time of harvest: second half 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
Soil structure: well balanced with excellent skeleton
Height: 250m. a.s.l.
Placement: East – South West
Planting density: 6400 plants per hectare
Vine placement: bi-lateral ridge spur
Vines planted: 2000
Average yield per plant: 800g
Grape: 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Cabernet Franc, 30% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot
No. bottles produced: 35000