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.
Primary Grape Variety Used: 90% Sangiovese
Appellation: Morellino di Scansano
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.