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Rocca di Frassinello

Ornello IGT

The image used on the label represents the “Maremma cowboy” a symbol of elegance and strength typical of the earth of Maremma. Still today Ornello is the name of the lance wood used to move the cattle. The only one with Syrah, a full and rich wine with a nice elegance and freshness, typical of Rocca di Frassinello style.

Denomination: Red wine IGT Maremma Toscana

Vintage: 2008

Yearly bottle production: 50.000

Grapes: 40% Sangioveto, 20% Syrah, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot.

Vinification: in steel vats for 15 days at a controlled temperature

Malolactic fermentation: Done

Ageing: 10 months in barrique

Bottle refinement: 6 months

Wood type: Barrique of 225 lt

Harvest: first half of September

Hectare gain: 55

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

Plant density: 5900

Age of productive vines: 7 years

Growth system: Spurred cordon

Ground Type: Medium mixture rich of skeleton

Region Toscana

Grapes Used: Sangioveto 40%

Cabernet Sauvignon 20%

Merlot 20%

Syrah 20%