Rosato Poggio Stenti
TUSCAN MAREMMA ROSÉ DOC
A pale and brilliant pink colour reminiscent of peach skin with bright and luminous reflections. Aromas of exotic fruit, very intense and inviting: above all mango and ripe papaya. On the palate, great vivacity and acidic tension, amiability and aromatic richness, with a savoury finish, a pleasant elegance and harmony between the components.
Temperature around 8 °C in medium-large glasses.
Ideal to accompany hors – d’oeuvres of cold cuts and cheeses and any seafood menu.
Denomination: Maremma Toscana Rosato DOC
Grape varieties: 100% Sangiovese
Area of origin: Montenero d’Orcia, Castel del Piano, Grosseto (Tuscany)
Soil type: clayey, medium-calcareous
Average altitude: 200 m s.l.m.
Vine breeding: Guyot
Planting density: 4,500 plants/HA
Yield of grapes per hectare: 70 q.li/HA
Harvest period: first ten days of September
Alcohol content: 13-13.5% vol.
Total Acidity: 5.70-6.30 g / L
Sugary residue: 1.00 – 2.00 g / l
The vinification process:
The grapes are harvested by hand in the coldest hours of the morning, when the phenolic ripening of the Sangiovese is still far away, but the grapes begin to have their aromatic identity. Once arrived in the cellar it is immediately crushed and pressed softly without the maceration of the skins, then, the must is conducted in stainless steel thermo-conditioned tanks. The fermentation is carried out at a temperature of max 14 ° C to protect the fragrance and the cleanliness of the aromas. After the alcoholic fermentation the wine is left in steel tanks, where it remains on the fine lees for a total of about 3 months. The assembly, stabilization and bottling operations follow, carried out approximately 6 months after the harvest.