Zoccoli Red Tuscan Wine Indicazione Geografica Tipica

Zoccoli | Red Tuscan Wine Indicazione Geografica Tipica
Grape variety
Sangiovese Canaiolo Ciliegiolo
About 2 hectares with Southern exposure
Planting density: 2.50 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 (Ciliegiolo about 15 days earlier)
6000 kg grapes / 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.
Alcoholic fermentation
In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks (max 20°C) by using the best and most selected natural yeasts
In stainless steel vats for 3-4- months.
Quick passage in oak barrels.
In May – June
6 months in bottles stored in the wine storage area of the winery
Annual production
2,500 bottles on average
Organoleptic properties
Colour: ruby red
Bouquet: vibrant, rich with hints of cherry, redcurrant and mixed berries
Flavour: balanced, soft, rich in black cherries and mixed berries
Ideally served with savoury dishes, Tuscan cold cuts, slightly fat meat, even grilled, and mid-aged cheese. Service temperature: 16°- 18°C in long-stem red wine glasses.