Senaia Tuscan Red Wine Indicazione Geografica Tipica

Senaia | Tuscan Red Wine Indicazione Geografica Tipica
Grape variety
Sangiovese – Merlot
About 2 hectares with Southern exposure
Planting density: 3 x 0.8
Spur-trained system
Age of grapevines: from 12 to 26 years
Mainly consisting of marl
Elevation: 300 m.a.s.l.
Grape harvest
Around mid-September depending on the ripening season (Merlot about 15 days earlier)
6000 kg grape / Ha
Maceration in contact with skins, but removing stalks, for about 25 days.
Daily bâtonnage, even twice a day, both with open and closed barrels, and saignée.
Alcoholic fermentation
In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks (max 28°C) by using the best and most selected natural yeasts
In French oak barrels for about 12 months
In December
12 months in bottles stored in the wine storage area of the winery
Annual production
2,500 bottles on average
Organoleptic properties
Colour: ruby red with Bordeaux red nuances
Bouquet: rich with aromas of vanilla and hints of black cherry, redcurrant and mixed berries
Flavour: intense, balanced and soft tannic finish
Ideally served with first courses, savoury and rich meat sauces, roast meat, grilled meat, game and aged pecorino sheep cheese.
Service temperature: 18°C in long-stem red wine glasses.