I SASSI DI LOLOCCO

Sassi di Lolocco

Rosso Toscano IGT •

Merlot 100%

Plant density: 6,250 plants / ha

Training system: Guyot

Soil: medium stony mixture derived from marly limestone of the alberese type and clayey schists (eocene) sandstone (oligocene) medium-high presence of skeleton.
The Apennine influence is evident in the area, resulting in strong temperature changes especially in the summer period; viticulture therefore develops
in a particularly suitable environment. In the vineyard plot from which these Merlot grapes come, the presence of clay is high

Agronomic management of the vineyards: Organic

Harvest: manual in 15 kg boxes

Vinification: temperature controlled steel tank for about 25 days

Aging: about 18 months in French oak barrels of first passage; after bottling it is left to rest in the bottle for a few months before being placed on the market

Serving temperature: 15-18 ° C

Label: design by Marcello Scuffi

Tasting Notes

Very intense ruby red color almost impenetrable.

Very wide aromas with hints of red and black berry fruit, chocolate, tobacco, licorice, cassis and evident spiciness, elegant and persistent finish.

On the palate it is expressed with a powerful structure but also with a measured balance, a full, fine and balanced taste with a silky, dense, voluminous, juicy and balanced tannin accompanied by a fresh acidity that extends into long fruity, floral and spicy notes. persistent. Very persistent deep and elegant finish.

 

Pairings

Appetizers with high quality cold cuts, dishes based on red meat and game, very aged cheeses.