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Let’s discover and taste a classic red wine – a young man of high hopes and a loyal face!
- Find the right bottle – Morellino di Scansano Roggiano DOCG 2015
- Open and pour – rich ruby red, with lively purple highlights
- Smell – The bouquet is full of character and pleasantness, width and depth, with fruity, floral and spicy notes mixed with hints of underwood.
- Taste – The pleasantness on the palate has a great persistence and balance: the tannins are well defined but elegant, subtle and balanced, together with the freshness, by a fruity roundness.
Sangiovese 95%, Alicante 5%
Type of soil:
Varying, mostly sandy and rich of silt
250-300 mt above sea level
Age of vines:
End of September
Once they reach the perfect phenolic maturity, grapes are harvested and preserved with the use of carbonic snow. Hot maceration (35°C) for 12 hours with following fermentation at controlled temperature (max 27°C). Drawing off after 7 days of fermentation on the skins. Refining on fine lees until the malolactic fermentation is complete in November.
Maturation takes place in stainless steel tanks for 4 months on fine lees.
Refining continues in bottle for at least 3 months.
Good when young, at its best in 2-3 years after the vintage.