Grottaia Rosato Toscana IGT
REGION Toscana, Bolgheri
Perfect expression of our closest vineyards to the sea where Syrah reveals all its aromatic qualities and Merlot contributes its classic smoothness. Fermented and matured in stainless steel only it’s a wine of great freshness and saltiness with a nice fruity nose. Its floreal label embodies a contemporary style, representing an authentic voice of the Tuscan cost.
A fairly rainy winter ushered in the 2021 growing year, with above average maximum temperatures, which brought an early bud break in the vineyards. Spring, too, brought sporadic rain between April and early May, which reappeared only in September. Summer was thus hot and dry, which kept the ecosystem healthy and pest free and gifted us an early, and very high quality harvest.
50% Syrah, 50% Merlot
Fermented and matured in stainless steel for about 4 months.
The two grape varieties are hand-picked into small 15 kg crates, at separate times in order to harvest the fruit at its optimal physical ripeness and in response to weather conditions. The grapes are vinified individually as well. Merlot receives a gentle whole-cluster pressing, while Syrah is de-stemmed and the juice undergoes a pre-pressing maceration on the skins for 6 - 8 hours in the press to preserve and heighten must colour and crispness. A slow, 15 - 20 day fermentation follows at low temperatures.
ALCOHOL CONTENT 12.5%