Piazzano Colli della Toscana Centrale Syrah
Date: December 20th, 2013
Lots of spicy, meaty and fruity character to this. Full body with soft and round tannins. Fresh finish. Plenty of Syrah character. Balanced and clean. Drink now.
Syrah Colli Della Toscana Centrale IGT
Grape Variety: Syrah
Soil Type: Red clay soil, with rock fragments
Planting Density: 5500 vines stock/ha
Training System: Spur pruning
Harvesting Period: Green harvesting during August. Accurate selection of grapes from the winery. Harvest takes place from the end of September to the first two weeks of October.
Pressing: Soft pressing
Maceration on the Skins: For 20 days the cap is punched down every day.
Fermentation and Ageing: Fermentation occurs with native yeasts in cement tanks at 30-32 degrees. Malolactic fermentation and aging in French oak barriques for one year. Further aging in bottle for 6 months.
Longevity: For 15-20 years
An intense ruby-red color with purple highlights, intense notes of forest fruit integrated with cannela, spices and vanilla. The palate is smooth with silky tannins. Well-balanced, warm and intense, long persistence.
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