Vini e Grappe Parrina

Parrina Rosso Riserva D.O.C.

GRAPES:
Sangiovese (100%)

ALCOL:
14.5% vol

PRODUCTION/YEAR:
13.000 bottles

PRODUCTION AREA:
Località La Parrina

VINEYARD:
Muraccio, Quercia alta

SOIL:
Claysh, calcareous

 Parrina Rosso Riserva D.O.C.

PRODUCTION /HA:
70 q/ha

HARVEST’S TYPE:
Hand picking selection of the bunches with ribbon

PRESSING:
Soft; Yield ≅ 70%

FERMENTATION - TEMPERATURE:
20 Days – 28°C

AGING:
In wooden barrels for 2 years

CAP’S TYPE:
One-piece natural

Characteristics and Production Technologies

According to the ancient Tuscan traditions, the Riserva is a selection of the best grapes, which are also worked more accurately than the other grapes. The more qualitative fruits are selected and thinned. Then, only the best bunches are picked. After the elimination of all the impurities, the grapes are crushed and then they are cooled down. Next, the must ferments in steel tanks. Fermentation takes place slowly because of the low temperature and the high concentration of substances in the skins. After a short maceration, masses are transferred in concrete tanks where malolactic fermentation occurs. Successively, wine is refined for two years in wooden barrels made with French oak. Finally, the final products are assembled.

Color

Intense ruby red which fades into garnet, transparent and without suspensions.

Nose

A persistent nose which reminds of carob, liquorice and ripened cherry.

Palate

A velvet, harmonic, sweet palate.

General Notes

Sangiovese Riserva D.O.C is aristocratic and full bodied. Its innate austerity softens slowly. It has the quality to become a great old wine.

Matching

Substantial meat courses, braised beef, grilled meat and large game.

Tasting Notes

Full bodied and harmonic.

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