Name of Wine: Sassòne
Type of Wine: Marche Rosso IGT
First year of production: 1999
Bottles produced: 8.000
Grapes: 60% Montepulciano 20% Merlot 20% Cabernet
Size of vineyard: 1.5 hectares
Exposition and altitude: South south-east, 300 m/slm
Land: Loose soil, sandy, silty, loam
System: Guyot - spurred cordon
Wine density: from 5000 to 7000
Average age of wines: 35 years
Grape yield per hectare: 35 q.li
Harvest: By October 15
Production Technique: The fermentation takes place in stainless steel with a long maceration on the skins. Once the malolactic fermentation, the wine is aged in small
French oak barrels for 18 months.
Bottling: Without any kind of clarification, colling and filtration.
Tasting notes: Intense ruby red color with dense chromatic texture, nose unequivocal is refer to cherries, coffee and cloves, the taste is full-bodied, soft, dense, concentrated and powerful, with thick and very soft tannins well driven by vigor alcoholic in a long finish.
It is recommended to serve the Sassòne into a decanter at a temperature of about 16-18 degrees.