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Ornello 2019 - Rocca di Frassinello
Created in homage to the cowboys who remain the symbol of the Maremma land, strong and elegant at the same time. The Ornello is the long pointed stick, with which 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
District of production: Gavorrano (GR)
Altitude of the vineyards: 90 meters. s.l.m.
Type of soil: Medium texture rich in skeleton
Training system: Spurred cordon
Plant density: 5900
Age of production vines: 7 years
Yield per hectare of grapes: 55 Ql
Harvest period: First half of September
Fermentation tanks material: Steel at controlled temperature
Fermentation temperature: 26 °
Duration of fermentation: 20 days.
Malolactic fermentation: Turned
Type of wood: French 225 lt
Duration of pre-bottling refinement: 6 months
Product stabilization: Natural
Refinement in bottle: 5 months
Tasting notes: Intense ruby red. The nose shows balsamic and roasted coffee notes. On the palate there are notes of undergrowth and a soft and velvety tannin.
Pairings: It goes well with meat dishes, including important roasts, cured meats and medium-aged cheeses.