Cecilia – Elba Rosso Riserva ‘Imago’ DOC

Producer: Cecilia
Wine: Elba Rosso Riserva ‘Imago’ DOC
Grape Variety: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Syrah
Production Zone: Elba Island (Isola d’Elba)
Altitude: 100 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 2.2 tons per 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 barriques. The wine is aged for 12 months in second passage barriques, and then 6 months in the bottle.
Production: 410 cases
Alcohol: 14%
Description: Ruby red with shades of garnet. Bouquet is complex, with intense aromas of ripe red fruits, dry fruits, toasting, spices and intense mineral notes. Harmonic, full bodied and with great structure, this wine has evolved tannis, great intensity and softness.
Food Pairing: Red meats such as fiorentina steak, boiled meats, games and aged cheese
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