morasco

Morasco is a typically Tuscan wine produced using Sangiovese, Canaiolo and Colorino grapes. Grapes are picked at the end of September, beginning of October when they have reached full ripeness.

Oenologist: Fabio Signorini                                                                                                                                               

Production Area: The hills of Vinci in Central-Western Tuscany                                                                                                  

Ground: Clayey muddy sediments of lagoonal deposition of the Middle Pliocene.                                

 

VINEYARD                                                                                                                                                                             

Exposure: North-West                                                                                                                                                                   

Altitude: 90-120 meters above sea level                                                                                                                            

Grape variety: 75% Sangiovese-20% Canaiolo-5% Colorino                                                                                          

Planting distance: 250×0.80                                                                                                                                                 

Training systems: Archetto Toscano-Guyot                                                                                                                                 

Harvest: 25th September-5th October                                                                                                                              

Vinification: Grapes are macerated in cement tanks for 10-12 days at a temperature of 28°-30° C. During fermentation the must is frequently pumped over and delestage is carried out to maximise colour extraction.                                                                                                                                                                               

Bottling: April-May                                                                                                                                                                  

 

TASTING NOTES                                                                                                                                                                         

Appearance: Bright ruby red, steadily purple.                                                                                                                 

Aroma: Red fruits with cherry overtones.                                                                                                                                

Flavour: A dry, warm, soft and well-balanced wine. Suitable to be drunk throughout a meal.