Eccolo Le Spighe :
This red wine from the Maremma Toscana is suitable for important events: structured and elegant.
DOC Maremma Toscana
Grapevines: Sangiovese 60%, Cabernet Sauvignon 20%, Syrah 15%, Merlot 5%
Breeding system: Spurred cordon
Supercie: 0.6 hectares
Average age of the vineyards: 9/15 years old
Quantities produced: 90qli/ha
Harvest time: last week of September, before
October Type of collection: manual
Crushing: destemming with partial breakage berries
Fermentation: in steel at controlled temperature at 27-28°C and making a delestage
Duration: About 8 days
Maceration on the skins: during alcoholic fermentation
Malolactic fermentation: steel
Anamento: 12 months in barrique and 6 months in bottle
Serving temperature: 18°C
Alcohol content: 14% by volume
About the Producer, Le Spighe :
The farm Le Spighe is immersed in the Maremma countryside and extends for 36 hectares used for native vineyards, wheat and a small part for the cultivation of vegetables.
The wines produced, both red and white, come from grapes selected by them and that by nature find in Maremma an area suitable for ripening, always followed by experienced staff and respecting nature.
The products of the farm Le Spighe are the result of the passion for quality food and for our land.
From this comes the desire to make known the genuineness and the many qualities of wine production. Their vineyard extends for 3 hectares with a prevalence of typical Tuscan vines, such as: Sangiovese, Vermentino, Ansonica, but also Merlot, Montepulciano, Cabernet-Sauvignon, Syrah, Fiano and Moscato.
The atmosphere here is one of genuineness and simplicity, typical aspects of living in the countryside.