An amazing red, produced from San Giovese grapes (50%) Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah that expresses all the peculiar characteristics of the Vallorsi winery’s territory.
TERRE DI PISA ROSSO D.O.C.
VINES: San giovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah.
SOIL: sandy (85%), with the presence of clay (10%) and silt (5%), light colored, medium depth.
PLANT DENSITY: 4,200 plants per hectare.
TRAINING SYSTEM: spurred cordon laid at 90 cm.
PRODUCTION PER HECTARE: 50 quintals.
The grapes are hand picked and inserted
in the classic bigonce and then poured into a special trailer to be transported to the cellar. After careful selection, they are de-stemmed and crushed. Maceration follows
13/15 days, depending on the vintage,
with frequent pumping over at a temperature of 28 ° C.
Malolactic fermentation takes place
in steel tanks.
It is refined in barriques
of first, second and third passage and a further refinement of 6 months in bottle follows.
Bottles produced: 4,000 per harvest.
Intense ruby red color.
The nose is rich and characteristic. On the palate it harmonizes the varietal characteristics of the grape with the aromatic component of the wood.
Red meats, roasts and game.
18 ° / 20 °