Morellino di Scansano Docg Roggiano Biologico is our organic Morellino, a special selection from some of the vineyards of our members.
Grapes: Sangiovese 95%, Ciliegiolo 5%
Training system: spurred cordon and guyot
Vine density: 3500-4500 plants / hectare
Type of soil: varying, mostly sandy and rich of silt
Altitude: 250-300 mt above sea level
Age of vines: 10-20 years
Harvest period: mid September
Fermentation: organic grapes are harvested when they reach perfect phenolic and preserved with carbonic snow. Hot maceration (35°C) for 12 hours followed by fermentation at controlled temperature (max 27°C). Drawing off after 7 days of fermentation on the skins. Refining on fine lees until the malolactic fermentation is completed in November.
Maturation: in stainless steel tanks for 4 months on fine lees.
Refining: in bottle for at least 3 months.
Ageing potential: good when young, it lets its light shine 2-3 years after the vintage.
Description: Morellino di Scansano Docg Roggiano bio (made with organic grapes) is an intense ruby red. Fruity and floral bouquet with hints of red fruits and fruits of the forest. On the palate, the fruity tones are consistent with the nose. Well rounded, dry, with elegant tannins and a lengthy finish.
Food pairing: perfect with rich pasta dishes and red meat or game main dishes.
Serving temperature: 16-18°C
Recommended glass: a large Bordeaux-style glass, narrowing at the rim.
Silver Medal in 2018 from the International Organic Wine Award
Best Young Red Wine in 2017 from Legambiente during Festambiente