Morellino di Scansano DOCG wine is extremely linked to the territory. It is produced mainly with Sangiovese grapes coming from vineyards located between the municipality of Grosseto and Magliano in Toscana.
Variety: Sangiovese 85%, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot 15%
Altitude: 150 – 180 meters above sea level
Vineyard exposure: mainly south-east
Soil type: sandy soil with a skeleton of sandstone, the ground is rather homogeneous
Growing system: spur pruned cordon
Plant density: 5680 plants/ha
Yeld /hectare: 8/9 t
Harvest: Ripe grapes are harvested between mid-September and early October.
Vinification: Vinification takes place in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature (maximum 30 ° C). The malolactic fermentation takes place in the very same tanks and, after the filtration process, the wine is put on the market in June following the harvest.
This wine shows a ruby red color, an intense and elegant aroma with hints of red berry fruit and a soft, full and round flavor.