La Spinetta Sezzana Riserva
Grape Varietal: 95% Sangiovese, 5% Colorino
Vineyard: Sezzana, Casciana Terme, Tuscany
Vine Age: 41 years
Altitude: 200 meters above sea level
Soil: Sandy, calcareous, rocky and volcanic
Training System: Cordone Speronato
Harvest: Middle of September
Yield per acre: 2,000 bottles
Fermentation: Alcoholic fermentation for 6-8 days in temperature controlled roto-fermenters, malolactic fermentation in oak
Aging: 12-14 months in new medium toast French oak barrels, transfer to stainless steel vats for 3 months before bottling.
Alcohol content: 14% alcohol by volume
Production: 10,000 bottles per year
Tasting Notes: Intense ruby red in color. Black cherries and spices on the nose. Full body, with masses of fruit and chewy tannins with black licorice and dried berries, mounds of complexity with incredible depth, finesse, and power.
Formats Available: 750 ml and 1.5 L
Current Vintage: 2005