Fattoria di Piazzano

About the wine estate

COLORINO Igt Toscana

Description
GRAPE VARIETY:    Colorino
TYPE OF SOIL: Loose rich in rock fragments and skeleton.
CULTIVATION SYSTEM: Spurred cordon
HARVEST TIME: green harvesting with thinning out of the bunches in the period of August. Selection and harvesting of the grapes in September. Mechanical Harvest.
PRESSING: Soft pressing and de-stalking.
MACERATION: on the skins for at least 20 days with frequent daily remontage.
FERMENTATION AND AGING: alcoholic fermentation with wild yeasts in glazed concrete tanks at 30-32C; malolactic fermentation and aging in french oak barriques further refining in bottle minimum 6 months;
WINE-TASTING NOTES: intense red colour tending to violaceus, hints of very mature forest fruits embellished with hints of cloves, aromatic herbs and sweet violet, the slight presence of oak is perfectly integrated into the scent; the taste is seductive with soft velvety tannin of excellent quality, a balance warmth with a sweet final of long persistence.
LONGEVITY: potential aging of 15-20
  • Type of wine: Red
  • Grape: Other red grape
  • Wine styles: Full-bodied red
  • Wine specifics: Vegan, Certified sustainable
  • Alcohol %: 15
  • Volume, ml: 750
  • Vintage: 2016
  • Suggested for meat: Red meat, Vegetarian
  • Suggested for cooking type: Spicy, Cooked, Grilled, Fried

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