Ornello 2015 - Rocca di Frassinello MAGNUM 1,5 Lt.
Created as a tribute to the cowboys who remain the symbol of the land of Maremma, strong and elegant at the same time. The Orello, is the long pointed stick, with which the cattle are still moved today. It is characterized by a consistent percentage of Syrah grapes that make it very full and rich, while maintaining the elegance and freshness typical of Rocca di Frassinello wines.
Number of bottles produced annually: 50,000
Grapes: 40% Sangioveto, 20% Syrah, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot.
Vinification: in steel
Aging: in 50% new barriques
Production area: Gavorrano (GR)
Vineyard altitude: 90 mt. s.l.m.
Type of soil: Medium mixture rich in skeleton
Training system: Spurred cordon
Plant density: 5900
Age of vines in production: 7 years
Yield per hectare in grapes: 55 Ql
Harvest time: First half of September
Fermentation tanks material: Steel at controlled temperature
Fermentation temperature: 26 °
Duration of fermentation: 20 days
Malolactic fermentation: Turn
Type of wood: French 225 lt
Duration of pre-bottling refinement: 6 months
Product stabilization: Natural
Bottle refinement: 5 months
Tasting notes: Intense ruby red. The nose shows balsamic and roasted coffee notes. The palate has notes of undergrowth and a soft and velvety tannin.
Pairings: It goes well with meat dishes, even important roasts, cured meats and medium-aged cheeses.