Le Sughere di Frassinello

Le Sughere di Frassinello

It is the second highest Rocca di Frassinello label, bidding to reach the maximum level of the first. A wine of great substance, in which Sangioveto and the international grape varieties of Cabernet and Merlot fuse for an ideal Italian-French creation. It has already been chosen as one of Wine Spectator’s Top 100 wines.

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Tasting notes:

Deep ruby colour, with a broad bouquet of red fruits. It has great substance in the mouth, with soft and round tannins and a long and enveloping finish.

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Pairings:

It pairs well with full-flavoured pasta and rice dishes, and game such as deer, wild boar, hare. Also recommended with birds such as wild duck.

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Wine description

Grapes:

25% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Sangioveto

Classification:

DOC Maremma Toscana

Vinification:

In steel

Refinement:

in 50% new barriques

Duration of refinement before bottling:

12 months

Refinement in the bottle:

9 months

Vineyard altitude:

90 mt.

Soil type:

Medium mix with a rich skeleton

Training system:

Spurred cordon

Planting density:

5.900

Grape yield per hectare:

55 Ql

Harvesting period:

First half of September

Fermentation tanks material:

Steel at controlled temperature

Malolactic fermentation:

Yes

 

Awards and Rating

91/100
69° posto TOP 100

91/100

91/100

3 Bicchieri PLUS

 

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