Born from the unusual marriage of Syrah and Sangiovese grapes. It has been conceived to be a "true" rosé wine, and not the result of "bleeding" of the estate's red wines.
Appellation: Toscana IGT Winery location: Loc. Montebottigli - Commune of Grosseto Grape varieties: 50% Sangiovese, 50% Syrah Alcohol: 13,50% vol. Total acidity: 6,60‰ Vineyards location: 70-130 m (230-426 ft) a.s.l.; S-SW exp. Soil: Mainly Sandstone and Limestone Vineyards age: 8 years Training system: Spur cordon-training Nr. of vines per hectare: 6,600 Harvest: Hand picked from August 28th Fermentation temperature: At low temperature (14-16°C) Period of maceration: 50% of the grapes, maceration of the skin up to 12 hours Bottling: February 2012 Available on the market: March 2012 Production: 40,000 bottles Formats: 750 ml First vintage: 2007 Key descriptors: Medium body, fresh flower flavors, smooth, pleasantly lasting taste Food pairing: Appetizers, tomato based pasta, pizza, steamed fish and vegetables