DOC Maremma Toscana Sangiovese Sassi Dautore

Fresh and intense, of small red fruits with hints of sweet violet and spices.

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NAME: DOC MAREMMA TOSCANA SANGIOVESE
AREA OF PRODUCTION: MASSA MARITTIMA (GROSSETO) TOSCANA – ITALY
SOIL TYPE: MATALLIFEROUS, CLAYEY AND CHALKY, RICH IN TRACE ELEMENTS
GRAPE VARIETIES: 85% SANGIOVESE, 15% ALICANTE
ALTITUDE: 325 M ASL
EXPOSURE: SOUTH/SOUTH EAST
SYSTEM OF TRAINING: SPURRED CORDON
PLANT DENSITY: 5200 VINES PER HECTARE
YIELD PER HECTARE: 60 QUINTALS
GRAPE HARVEST: FIRST HALF OF SEPTEMBER
VINIFICATION: IN STEEL VATS FOR 10 DAYS AT A CONTROLLED TEMPERATURE
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION: CARRIED OUT
REFINING: APPROXIMATELY 30% OF THE TOTAL SPEND 3 MONTHS IN NEW BARRIQUE AND THEN BLENDING TAKES PLACE AND FURTHER REFINING OF THE WOLE OCCURS IN STELL FOR A FURTHER 3 MONTHS. IT IS THEN BOTTLED AND FURTHER AGING TAKE PLACE IN THE BOTTLE PRIOR TO MARKETING.
COLOUR: RUBY RED WITH YOUTHFUL VIOLET REFLECTIONS
AROMA: FRESH AND INTENSE, OF SMALL RED FRUITS WITH HINTS OF SWEET VIOLET AND SPICES
FLAVOUR: GOOD TASTE STRUCTURE, WELL PROPORTIONED PALATE, FULL BODIED WITH A SOFT VELVETY TANNIN REMARKABLY LONG AFTERTASTE.
ABV: 14% VOL
SERVING TEMPERATURE: RECOMMENDED AT 16-18° C
PAIRINGS: SUITABLE WITH FLAVOURSOME CHEESES, CHARCUTERIE AND GRILLED MEATS.
GLASS: RECOMMENDED A FLARED WINE GLASS IN ORDER TO ALLOW CORRECT OXYGENATION AND OLFACTORY PERCEPTION
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