Le Focaie is a very interesting wine from the less known Maremma region in Tuscany made by the well-known Zonin family. It is a pure Sangiovese wine made according to the traditions in Tuscany.
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|Producer||Rocca di Montemassi|
|Classification||Maremma Toscana D.O.C.|
|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Pairs with||A harmonious wine that accompanies preserved meats of the Tuscan tradition, savory starters, grilled red meats and moderately aged Pecorini cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C.|
Gianni Zonin has made Rocca di Montemassi into a temple of fine wine. His commitment has made what was already in the sixth century B.C. a land devoted to Bacchus into a repository of absolute quality.
The must for this wine, pressed from fully ripe grapes, were viniﬁed in vertical fermenting tanks for about 10 days at a temperature of 28 C. Malolactic fermentation followed, after which the wine was racked into french oak barrels to mature.
Colour: Intense ruby red, with violet shadings.
Bouquet: Intense and full, the ﬂavor offers pleasant scents of violets, cherries and wild berries.
Taste: With a good structure but pleasantly fresh and with a soft and persistent ﬁnish.
Longevity 5-10 years