I.G.T. Toscana Rosato
Grape Variety: Sangiovese
Fermentation: In stainless steel vats 20hl. with temperature control
Maturation: 5 months in stainless steel 20hl
Refinement: In bottle for a minimum of 1 month before being placed on the market
Colour: New copper, melon and raspberry pink tonalities
Nose: Red currant, red apple through to medlar
Palate: Wild strawberry, followed by notes of ‘giuggiola’ with a salted caramel, almost marine finish. There is fresh acidity, precise fruity tanin and a good length with a pleasantly dry conclusion.
Serve at: 10-12 degrees Celsius
Best accompanied by: Cicchetti and appetitivi, Parma ham. Salads – Nicoise in particular. Grilled chicken, pork,or fish, Crustaceans – scampi, crayfish, lobster, fish soups, raw sea urchins. Spicy Oriental/Middle Eastern Food.
Jaspidem is the Latin term for the Jasper stone. Its colour ranges from a bright green to red or sandy pink. It is one of the oldest known gemstones and considered to symbolise the earth, as it is grounding and nurturing.
Within Italy: 7-10 days
Overseas: 14-21 days