2015 Santa Maria from the famous Frescobaldi House in Toscana. One of the newest wines from Frescobaldi - youthful and vivacious, it’s crisp, fruity character makes it ideal for any occasion.
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|Classification||Morellino di Scansano D.O.C.G.|
|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Grapes||Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Pairs with||Pasta dishes, pizza, tasty meat dishes and medium aged cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C.|
|Alcohol||13 % vol.|
The history of the Frescobaldi family starts over a thousand years ago and is closely connected with the history of Tuscany. At the high point of medieval Florence, the Frescobaldi spread their influence as bankers. Later, with the flowering of the Renaissance, they became patrons of major works in Florence. For generations creativity and a quest for excellence have inspired the Frescobaldi family, who has always looked to develop and celebrate the diversity of Tuscany’s terroir. Being proud owners of some of the greatest vineyards and of 7 wineries in Tuscany, they have always sought to maintain the identity and autonomy of each estate.
The Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon vines for the Santa Maria red wine grow in the vineyards at Frescobaldi’s winery near Grosseto in Tuscany. The grapes were harvested by hand, sorted and destalked followed by 11 days fermentation on the skins. The wine was matured for 10 months in stainless steel tanks followed by 2 months in the bottles.
Colour: Brightly ruby red.
Bouquet: An intensely fruity nose of raspberries, cherries and plums accompanied by light citrus accents of bergamot and spicy cinnamon.
Taste: Harmonious, very persistent and well-structured,it finishes with a pleasant taste of spices and citrus fruits.
Longevity 5-10 years.