Frasca Red 2009

Name: Tuscan IGT

Type: Red

Grapes: Sangiovese 60%-Merlot 20%-Syrah 20%

Available formats: 0.75ml-1.5 l - 3 l - 6 l

Exposure: South, south-west at about 70 m above sea level, incline 10%

Soil type: Sand and Pliocene clays with marine gravel intercalations

Training system: spurred cordon unilateral at 60 cm.

Production area and planting distance: 2.5 ha, about 8000 plants/ha

Pre-bottling refining: Sangiovese in oak barrels for 16 months, Syrah and Merlot in barriques for 12 months

Stabilisation: Self-stabilisation in wood

Refining in the bottle: 4 months

A deep ruby red with a complex bouquet of fragrant fruity aromas blending with the sweet notes of chocolate and the tannins deriving from its ageing in French oak barrels. Full-bodied with a pleasant after-taste. Period of refining in the bottle: quite long.

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