Morellino di Scansano DOCG Riserva
Il Morellino di Scansano Riserva Poggio Maestrino is a wine with outstanding complexity, structure and elegance. It has an intense, bright red color and a rich aroma of small red fruits and spices. The grapes used to make this company Cru were selected from the best-exposed areas where production quantity has been reduced in order to obtain the desired concentrations.
GRAPE VARIETY 100% Sangiovese
VINEYARD Poggio Maestrino
SOIL Medium-textured, of volcanic origin.
VINEYARD SIZE 13.5 ha
VINEYARD AGE 10 years old
AVERAGE ALTITUDE 150m a.s.l.
VINEYARD DENSITY 5000 vines/hectare
AVERAGE YIELD PER PLANT 1kg
CULTIVATION/PRUNING Spur pruning and cane pruning
HARVEST Second half of October
MACERATION At a temperature of about 28°C for 10/12 days
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION In steel
AGING At least 1 year in tonneaux then at least 6 months in steel and 1 year in the bottle.
ANNUAL PRODUCTION About 8,000 bottles
SENSORY PROFILE It has enveloping, complex and lingering aromas that highlight the cherry and ripe Marasca cherry with a pleasant spicy and balsamic finish. Bottle aging gives it an exquisite elegance and mellow flavor.
PAIRING Important roasts, mature cheeses and wild boar.
SERVING TEMPERATURE 16°C.