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Purosangue

Morellino di Scansano Riserva DOCG

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Our unique expression of Morellino, made from 100% Sangiovese grapes, also owns its name to the Morelli horse breed; and just like the horses – elegant and rich.

Technical features

  • Grape variety: Sangiovese
  • Soil: Deep, with coarse sands and deep clay; very stony and well-drained
  • Vine training system: Cordon Spur
  • Vine density: 5,000 vines per hectare
  • Grape yield: 7 tonnes/ha
  • Harvest: End of September
  • Pressing: De-stemming and partial rupturing of the grapes
  • Type of press: Pneumatic
  • Fermentation: In stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature
  • Temperature: 28°-30°C
  • Duration: 15 days
  • Maceration on the skins: During the alcoholic fermentation
  • Malolactic fermentation: Carried out spontaneously in stainless steel tanks
  • Maturation: 12 months in tonneaux and large Slavonian oak casks
  • Bottle ageing: 6 months

Description

  • Colour: Deep ruby red with purple nuances
  • Fragrance: Characteristic of the variety; it is reminiscent of wild berries, cloves and white pepper
  • Taste: Velvety, full-bodied and very well-balanced, with persistent tannins

How to taste it

  • Pairing: Particularly suitable for meat dishes, roasts and game.
  • Initial serving temperature: 16°-17°C

Origin and Data sheet

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Awards

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