Cecilia – Elba Rosso DOC

Producer: Cecilia
Wine: Elba Rosso DOC
Grape Variety: 80% Sangiovese, 20% Syrah
Production Zone: Elba Island (Isola d’Elba)
Altitude: 100 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 2.8 tons/acre
Exposure: South, Southwest
Soil: Clay and limestone
Vinification & Aging: The grapes are harvested at the end of September. Fermentation takes place with at skins for 7 days, at a controlled temperature of 82° F. The malolactic fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks. The wine is aged first in steel tanks, and then in the bottle.
Production: 830 cases
Alcohol: 13%
Description: Clear and bright red ruby color. Good intensity and complexity, bouquet of red fruits, including cherries, black cherries and strawberries. Hints of black pepper. Dry with a pleasant acidity and soft tannins, balanced and intense.
Food Pairing: Great with grilled white and red meats, pasta with tomato sauce, cold cuts. It can be also paired with flavorful fish soups.
cecilia ELBA ROSSO