Maremma Toscana DOC
Pure Merlot aged 18 months in barrique, enhancing its characteristics and highlighting its particularly intense and lasting aromas.
Variety: 100% Merlot
Appellation: Maremma Toscana DOC
Vinification: maceration and fermentation at a controlled temperature (28° C) for 24 days, with pumpovers and punch downs.
Aging: 18 months in new French barrique of 1st and 2nd use
Bottle aging: at least 10 months
Color: concentrated ruby red
Scent: intense, persistent aromas of black cherry, prunes, as well as violet and sweet spices
Flavor: assertive yet smooth, sustained by firm tannins, good acidity and balance, and a long finish.
Alcohol content: 14% by vol.
Total acidity: 5,37 gr/l
Dry Extract: 34.2
Service temperature: 18° C
Food pairings: red meat, aged cheese, chocolate
Guide The Wines of Italy Gambero Rosso
2 Bicchieri 2008, 2009, 2011, 3 Bicchieri finalist
Two Thousand Wines
4 Grappoli 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011
3 Stelle 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011 (93/100 points)
3rd Place in the Merlot d’Italia National Competition 2009 in Aldeno
2nd Place in the Merlot d’Italia National Competition 2010 in Aldeno
1st Place in the Merlot d’Italia National Competition 2015 in Aldeno
Gold medal China Wine & Spirits Awards (CWSA) 2018