Sughere di Frassinello 2012

Product code: 10ROCC10B2012

This intense red has floral and dark fruit notes. Well-balanced with a ripe and explosive finish.

  • Country:Italy
  • Region:Tuscany
  • Vintage:2012
  • ABV:13.5%
  • Residual sugar:1.0 g/L
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Closure:Screwcap

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 11

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How to say it

Soogehray dee Fraseeneloh

Product guide note

This wine is from the Tuscany region of Italy and is a project between the famous French Bordeaux producer Lafite and the Italian producer Castellare. It is made from a blend of grape varieties including Sangioveto, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. It has floral aromas and then flavours of dark druids and spice.

Food match

Barbecued meats, Meaty pasta dishes, Slow cooked beef

Production information

Producer: Rocca di Frassinello

The winemaker from Baron Rothschild-Lafite, Christian Le Somme, visits once a month and, by working closely with Alessandro Cellai (from Castellare di Castellina) they are able to maintain the essential Italian character of Tuscany, through the plantings of Sangiovese combined with the power and mid-palate weight of Cabernet and Merlot.

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Production note

Vinification in steel for 15 days at a controlled temperature (26°C). Malolactic fermentation done followed by ageing for 12 months in barriques (50% new).

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