Frasca Red 2009
Name: Tuscan IGT
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.