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Viticcio – Morellino di Scansano

Italy
Tuscany
Wine
Red

The Facts

Origins Italy > Tuscany > Scansano

Appellation Morellino di Scansano

Varietal Sangiovese

Cepage 85% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot

Winemaking Alcoholic fermentation at 28-30°C in stainless steel, and maceration for 10 days.

Aging 10-12 months in barriques, 3-5 stainless steel

Alcohol Content 13.5 %

Production 1700 Cases

Serendipity Markets California, National, Texas

The Character

Tasting Notes Ruby red color with ethereal notes of sour cherry and ripe fruit with nuances of vanilla and wet earth. In the mouth it is rich and savory, with tannins that fade into a refreshing finish. Can age in the bottle for up to 8 years.

Overall Warm & Savory

Mouthfeel Rich yet Refreshing

Aromas Sour Cherry, Ripe Strawberry, Vanilla, Wet Earth

Selling Point Lush & Charming, an Approachable Expression of Sangiovese

Pairings Pot Roast, Pizza, Herb-Crusted Pork Tenderloin

Awards 90 James Suckling (2017)

Sustainability Certified Organic t, Biodynamic In Practice t

The Story

For those who like a bit of velvet in their wine, this southern cousin of Chianti offers a warm & soft Sangiovese full of tradition and charm. A tad more approachable for everyday occasions, but no less noble.

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About Viticcio

Brand Story

Viticcio has been making wines since 1964, among the rolling hills of Greve in Chianti, in the very heart of Chianti Classico. The winery has grown to encompass 120 hectares of estate-owned land among the hills of Chianti Classico and Maremma.


Brand Story

Viticcio has been making wines since 1964, among the rolling hills of Greve in Chianti, in the very heart of Chianti Classico. The winery has grown to encompass 120 hectares of estate-owned land among the hills of Chianti Classico and Maremma.

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