Name: Morellino di Scansano
Type: Red Wine Fermo
Varietal: Sangiovese 90%, Merlot 10%, Syrah 10%.
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Production area: Tuscany
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Serving suggestions: Pasta dishes, white meat, red meat
Service: 16 ° C.
Colour: Bright ruby red
Scent: Bouquet is intense, with pleasant fruity scents
Taste: Full, with a good freshness and harmony
TASTING: Morellino of Moris Cellars was born in Scansano vineyards set between the hills and the sea, in the beautiful Tuscan Maremma landscape.
It is produced with 90% Sangiovese and Merlot and Syrah grapes, harvested between the second half of September and the first week of October. The wine is made in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature, with two replacements per day for a period of maceration of 15 days. The wine is bottled after four months, without passage of wood, and undergoes an aging period of at least two months.
This Morellino di Scansano shows a brilliant ruby red color. The aroma is intense, with pleasant fruity aroma, and the taste is full, with a good freshness and harmony.
Its balance makes it a wine for every meal, especially recommended in combination with meat dishes.
Tuscany is one of the most important wine regions of the world and is one of the most representative areas for the production of wine in Italy. Crops are mainly distributed on hilly territories, particularly suited to viticulture and for climatic reasons that geological, and to a lesser extent in the lowlands.
The largest wine producing areas in Tuscany are the Chianti, the Maremma and the province of Siena, flanked by many other small areas of high wine vocation. The constant trend towards specialization demonstrates the importance of viticulture in Tuscany, which is among the first in Italy for the production of DOC wines.
Spain, the forest, the charcoal, the woodcutters and the mules loads of wood, the industrial revolution, mines, orchards, a Florentine, finally, the wine that summarizes everything. The Moris Farm company takes care of all these peculiarities, trying to recreate them success in their products.
The Moris family settled in Maremma, Grosseto, along the trail of Presidios of Philip II of Spain and from the nineteenth century in the front row contributes to the industrial development of Italian society. The turning point within the wine, however, began in 1977 when Adolfo Parentini bride Catherine Moris and totally changes the face of the company, from simple farm begins to gear up to become a place where one realizes high-level viticulture. In 1988 Adolfo and Caterina have Moris Farm at Vinitaly and, after careful consideration, decided to create a symbol of the wine farm, the Avvoltore, which takes its name from the hill where Parentini had believed and invested heavily. Moris Farm and its Avvoltore are finally consecrated in 1988 by Wine Spectator celebrating a company that has the courage to put on the market its most prestigious wine only in the best vintages.
The courage of this family in predicting and manifest in their wines certain characteristics, such as softness of the tannin and healthiness of the sea wind, expanded new market frontiers and wine taste, sought after and celebrated around the world.