DENOMINATION: IGT Red Tuscan Wine
NAME: “Rosso Loghi”
PRODUCTION AREA: San Giovanni d’Asso (Siena) – Tuscany IT
GRAPE VARIETIES: Sangiovese 70%, Merlot 30%
SOIL: Medium texture, developed on calcareous ground
CULTIVATION SYSTEM: Spurred cordon with 8 buds per plant. Planting 2,80×0,80 m; density: 4500 grape-vines/hectare
ALTITUDE: 260-300 m above sea level
MICROCLIMATE: mild winter with occasional frosts, hot summers with little rains.
PRODUCTION PER HA 55 hectolitres
All processes are carried out taking account of the environment and the local culture, in order to try to interfere as little as possi-ble with its natural course. The vineyard is carefully processed by hand, according to the principles of organic farming.
The grapes are accurately selected prior the harvest in order to increase its quality.It depends on the run of the season, but the harvest is usually done during the last days of September.
15 days of fermentation (temperature below 30°), followed by maceration on the skins (10 days about), ageing in barrels and French oaks(barriques) for 3 months. Before being sold the wine lies in bottles for 2 months.
COLOR: intense brilliant ruby reded.
SMELL: the fruity aroma is intense, firm and clean, with sensation of cherry, typical of grapes, and a light and pleasant grassy note.
TASTE: taste is smouth, full-bodied and round. Good persistence that leaves in mouth a sense of great balance.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 10/12°C; storage 8-10°C
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: red meat, game, roasts, Florentine steak and so on.