La Mora Morellino di Scansano Riserva DOCG

Morellino di Scansano Riserva is rooted in the Cecchi family’s winemaking tradition. This wine expresses complexity and character; strength and tasteful finesse of the alcohol content. The careful selection of the grapes, the skillful work in the wine cellar together with the profound knowledge of the Sangiovese vines have rendered an incredibly harmonious and balanced wine.

 

Vintage: 2011


Type: Red


Primary Grape Variety Used: 90% Sangiovese


Appellation: Morellino di Scansano


Alcohol: 13.50%


Length/Type of Fermentation: Fermented in small, stainless steel tanks for 10-15 days on the skins at a controlled temperature of 78⁰F.


Length/Type of Aging: Aged six months in tank, 12 months in oak barriques, then bottled, and aged another six months before release.


Bottled: October 2014


Released: April 2015


Cases Produced: 1,100


Color: Brilliant red with reflections of purple


Aroma: Bouquet of bright fruit with hints of warm spices


Taste: A full-bodied, fruit-forward wine with great structure and fine tannins. Flavors of red berry and spice.

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