Rennaia – IGT Toscana Merlot Selezione Speciale
Grape 100% Merlot
Production area Suvereto – Località Casina (Livorno)
Altitude 100 meters above s.l.
Type of soil Sand, clay and stone
Training system Guyot and Spurred cordon Plantation density 6.500 vine plants per hectare Serving temperature 18° C – 64,4 ° F
VINIFICATION TECHNIQUE The alcoholic fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature. The malolactic fermentation takes place in barrique, where the wine ages for 12 months. The ageing in bottle is of 24 months. ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS
Colour: dark ruby red with purple striping. Fragrance: characterized by cherry, black currant and black berry jam wrapping sensations. Intriguing the spicy and vanilla notes. Taste: full, smooth, of great tasting volume. The tannin weft results characterized by dense and sweet, round and velvety tannins. Very long lasting final. Pairings: fiorentina beefsteak, aged Pecorino cheese and blue cheese.