Credits: Valentini – Tuscany – Italy
Variety composition: 100% Merlot.
Alcoholic strength: 14.5% vol.
Production area: Massa Marittima (GR).
Soil type: clayey, calcareous and rich in skeleton.
Training system: spurred cordon.
Plant density: 5,300 plants per hectare.
Yield per hectare: 60/70 quintals of grapes.
Vinification: fermentation in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature.
Aging: in barrique for a period of 18 months.
Serving temperature: 16°-18° C.
Clear, ruby red color with garnet reflections, consistent.
The sample opens with floral scents reminiscent of red rose and lily, followed by notes of dark berry fruits such as plum and blackberry, spicy notes of black pepper and nutmeg; herbaceous closure of undergrowth and fern.
The sip is important with a marked tannin, balanced in the various components with a good persistence of the undergrowth taste olfactory.
It is recommended in combination with the rabbit cacciatore.
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