Boccadirosa Tuscan Rosé Wine Indicazione Geografica Tipica

Boccadirosa | Tuscan Rosé Wine Indicazione Geografica Tipica
Grape variety
Pure Sangiovese
Vineyard
About 3 hectares with Southern exposure
Planting density: 3 x 0.8
Spur-trained system
Age of grapevines: from 12 to 26 years
Soil
Mainly consisting of marl
Elevation: 300 m.a.s.l.
Grape harvest
Around mid-September depending on the ripening season
Yield
8000 kg grapes / Ha
Wine–making
After removing stalks, maceration in contact with skins lasts about 16 hours at low temperatures; then wine is racked for fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation
In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks (max 20°C) by using the best and most selected natural yeasts
Ageing
In stainless steel vats for 3–4 months
Bottling
In March–April
Fining
6 months in bottles stored in the wine storage area of the winery
Annual production
1,300 bottles on average
Organoleptic properties
Colour: light rose
Bouquet: perfumed, fresh, with hints of cherry, pomegranate and poppy
Flavour: soft, delicate, fresh and persistent finish
Pairing
Ideally served with mixed appetizers of toasted bread with toppings and cold cuts, first courses, light meat, fish, crustaceans and cheese. Service temperature: 8°-12°C.