IGT Toscana Rosso Biologico
Grape 100% Sangiovese
SENSORIAL ATTRIBUTES AND PAIRINGS
Scent: warm with notes of raspberry, slight hints of tobacco.
Colour: Ruby red
Taste: Fruity, well balanced with a pleasant freshness. Persistent.
Matching dishes: cured meats, red and white meats, cheeses.
VINIFICATION AND AGING
Time of harvest: second half of September
Vinification technique: non aggresive destemming, spontaneous fermentation in truncated conical cement vats with indigenous yeasts.
Ageing process: 6 months in unglazed cement vats
Refinement in bottles: 6 months
Stabilising of the product: none, unfiltered, natural wine without added sulphites
SOIL AND CLIMATE CONDITIONS
Vineyards: Poggio Bestiale
Soil structure: well balanced with excellent skeleton
Height: 250m. a.s.l.
Planting density: 6400 plants per hectare
Vine placement: bi-lateral ridge spur
Vines planted: 1998
Average yield per plant: 800g
Grape: 100% Sangiovese,
No. bottles produced: 2500