Morellino di Scansano Riserva Calestaia 2016 Roccapesta, Red wines

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Morellino di Scansano Riserva Calestaia 2016 Roccapesta

Variety: Sangiovese 100%

Ruby red color, with garnet shadows in the areas of lesser thickness.

The nose releases sumptuous aromas of ripe fruit, tending to plum and blackberry jam. Notes of undergrowth and Mediterranean scrub, anticipate evolved tones of vanilla, star anise. , coffee and white pepper. The balsamic notes are assisted by the wonderful ones of rosemary and bay leaf.

In the mouth it expands the already considerable esteem gained by smelling it, by virtue of body and at the same time wonderful structure. Excellent texture of tannins, considerably ripe, and brilliant minerality. The sip is elongated between aromas of dried violet, blackberry and aromatic herbs.

Roccapesta wins a place of respect among the best Morellino of the vintage. so as to propose every year a different Morellino from that of previous years. Excellent Sangiovese in Tuscan purity

Morellino di Scansano Riserva Calestaia 2016 Roccapesta

The grapes dedicated to the prestigious Morellino Riserva Calestaia come exclusively from the vineyard of the same name located in the municipality of Scansano in the province of Grosseto.

Vineyard age and yield: the plants are old, in fact they have an average age of 45 years with a yield of 20 quintals per hectare.

During the harvest, carried out by hand, they proceed to a rigorous selection of the bunches.

It carries out the alcoholic fermentation in wooden vats at a controlled temperature below 29 ° C, for 24 days, and with the use of indigenous yeasts.

Refine for a total of 48 months. The first 36 in 2,500 liter oak barrels and then for another 12 in the bottle.

It does not undergo any filtration, except by static decantation, for this reason, with aging, it may have the presence of sediments, a symptom of a real wine.

Additional information

SKU: WIN-68363
Weight 1.5 kg



Prizes and awards

Wine il vino 2016 93 / 100