L’imprevedibile IGT – TUSCAN RED BIOLOGICO 2015

Date: 31 October 2019 Category:


Tuscan Red IGT BIOLOGICO 2015
PIER DA CASCIA’s gentle giantis majestic, complex and superb. As the name says, this wine is only born during the best vintages and using our best quality grapes. The composition of this wine is unlikely to be the same twice, as we seek to obtain an UNPREDICTABLE and sublime surprise every year.   

Timing of harvest: Mid-September Merlot, end September other grapes.
Location: Balze di Mercatale Reggello Florence
Altitude exposure: South / South East, – 300-340 metres
Plant density: 4700 vines per hectare
Soil: Clay-limestone and sandy pebble
Type of farming: Spurred cordon and Guyot
Grapes: Sangiovese, Merlot e Cabernet, Savignon, Colorino
Type of harvest: The grapes, laid out in a single layer, rest in the storage deposit for around 30 days
Ageing: 6 months in barriques
Fermentation: In steel vats with controlled temperatures
Refening: In bottle for minimum 6 months
Alcohol content: 14%

Colour: Deep, ruby red, with purple-red highlights
Perfume: Aromas of ripe red (sour cherry) and black (plum with light blueberry note) fruit that blend with hints of vanilla
Volume and acidity combined with good tannins produce a balanced taste, rewarding the palate with elegant, powerful sensations.
Combinations: Goes well with game, aged and spicy cheeses, excellent on grilled meats.Ideal to accompany dark chocolate and dolceforte