Varietal composition: 60% Sangiovese and 40% Merlot.
Denomination: Toscana Rosso I.G.T.
Alcoholic strength: 14.5% vol.
Grape harvest: mid-September.
Fermentation: permanence on its skins for 18/20 days with pumping over and fulling. Malolactic fermentation.
Aging: in barriques for 12 months.
Color: ruby red
Observations: not very transparent, but lively.
Description: floral, fruity, spicy and toasted
Observations: floral opening with notes of wild flowers such as passion flower and iris, followed by fruity hints of morello cherry, blackberry and juniper. Delicate and varied notes of spices such as cinnamon, cloves and ground black pepper. Roasting of coffee beans. Balsamic closure with a nuance of licorice.
Taste – olfactory examination
Tannins: moderately tannic
Observations: in the mouth the sample is precise, the tannin is not intrusive and with a good flavor.
State of Evolution: mature
Notes: the sample reflects the style of the oenological management of the company, (Riccardo Cotarella), a never flat wine with a lively and convivial sip.
Food matching: carbonara pheasant.