Cantine L'Arco, Vinci, Toscana
Grapes: 90% Sangiovese, 10% others
Color: Intense deep ruby red color.
Bouquet: Interesting, strikingly fragrant and healthy fruit aromas of cherries and raspberries, followed by lighter more complex hints of licorice and coffee.
Tasting and Finish on the Palate: Velvety sweet tannin the palate with a fruit aftertaste in finish, making this a very lingering and extremely enjoyable wine.
Vinification and Ageing: The grapes are handpicked, after soft de-stemming and crushing placed in stainless steel vats by natural gravity. The alcoholic fermentation lasts for 10 days and the maceration on the skins continues for 22 days at a controlled temperature of 28°C. The wine is racked into 30hl oak barrels, where it undergoes malolactic fermentation for 12 months before maturing. The wine is then placed in stainless steel vats for one month to rest before undergoing a light filtration, bottling, and remains in the cellar to age in the bottle for six months before being. Alcohol 13% By Vol.