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Rocca di Frassinello

Le Sughere di Frassinello IGT

The second label of Rocca di Frassinello in order of merit. A wine of great character in which Sangioveto and the international vines, Cabernet and Merlot, are blend together to realize an ideal Italian-French wine.

Denomination: Red wine IGT Maremma Toscana

Vintage: 2007

Yearly bottle production: 80.000

Grapes: 50% Sangioveto, 25% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon

Vinification: in steel for 15 days at a controller temperature (26°)

Malolactic fermentation: Done

Ageing: 12 months in barriques, 50% new

Bottle refinement: 9 months

Type of wood: Francese, Barriques of 225 lt

Harvest: first half of September

Hectare gain: 55

Vines height: 90 mt. s.l.m.

Plant density: 5900

Age of productive vines: 9 years

Growth system: spurred cordon

Type of soil: Medium mixture rich of skeleton

Region Toscana

Grapes Used: Merlot 25%

Cabernet Sauvignon 25%

Sangioveto 50%