Red standard bearer of Elba enology, made mainly from Sangiovese grapes, Elba Rosso DOC has an elegant profile and insular temperament, the tannic texture is refined and the fruit is full, the character is versatile even in terms of pairings.
Elba Rosso DOC
Rocky, clay and sandy soil, originating from rock erosion and fluvial processes.
Vines trained using Guyot and spurred cordon systems.
End of September
Manual in ventilated crates
The grapes, selected on the plant, are destemmed and fermented at a controlled temperature, between 22 and 26°C. The malolactic fermentation was carried out at the beginning of fermentation. The extraction processes conducted through délestage/rack and return. The maceration lasts 3 weeks. After soft pressing, the pressed grapes are separated.
The wine is refined “sur lies” in inox steel tanks until bottling.
Brilliant ruby red, the bouquet is intense with notes of cherry, small red fruits and Mediterranean scrub. Its entry to the palate is coherent, flowing and delicate, with sweet, ripe and velvety tannins. The closure is savory and juicy with returns of hazelnut and citruses
From clones of Sangiovese with a precious contribution of syrah, Elba Rosso DOC is an elegant and seductive wine, multifaceted in its versatility. The fermentation and maceration of the grapes takes place in steel, as well as the refinement sur lies, until bottling.
It goes well with Livorno-style cod and cacciucco, blue fish, eel, with first and second courses of white and red meats, tartare and roasts, aged and blue cheeses.