GRAMINETA – DOC MAREMMA TOSCANA
Sangiovese 80% – Merlot 20%
Harvest: rigorously executed by hand in the box
Vinification: mashing and vinification in steel tanks at a temperature controlled (26-28 ° C). Maceration on the fermentation marc for 20-22 days.
Aging: the Sangiovese ages for about 6 months in stainless steel tanks, the Merlot is aged in oak barrels for 12 months. After the formation of the blend, the wine rests for a minimum of six months in the bottle.
Alcohol content: 14,00%
Production area: Roccastrada (GR) – Maremma Toscana.
Nature of the soil: calcareous clay with good presence of skeletons.
Training system: spurred cordon.
Number of plants: 5.682 vines per hectare.
Grape yield: 70 quintals per hectare.
wine with an intense ruby red color.
On the nose:
strong hints of ripe fruit with red berries that blend in perfect harmony with the hints of vanilla without any of the two aromas overpowering the other. Secondary notes of licorice.
On the palate:
a wine with excellent structure that combines the fruit and freshness of Sangiovese with the softness of Merlot. Fine and velvety tannins
recommended pairing with structured first courses. Second courses based on meat, cured meats and aged cheeses.