appearance:: Ruby red
nose:: Bouquet of grilled herbs, menthol, smoke, cedar and dark fruit
taste:: Smooth fruit showing excellent complexity and balance
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% alc./vol. :: 14.0
Tasty pasta, beef, grilled meat, savoury fish
Wisely integrated in the shining and rural surrounding landscape of Maremma Toscana, the vineyards are 27 ha in size with density of 6700 vines per ha grown with low spurred cordon. Rocky soil of calcareous and clayey nature, height between 170 and 300 m. on sea level, south-southwest exposure and 15 km distance from the Mediterranean sea represent ideal conditions for indigenous varietals such as Sangiovese and Alicante together with Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot perfectly integrated along the Tuscan coast since many decades. The winery is the other important quality component. Built following the gravity flow principle, it is fully underground to respect the surroundings and covered by vines. In its building modality and shape – as shown by the long passage crossing the cellar all the way from the entrance – it reminds essentiality and harmony typical of Etruscan style.