Morellino di Scansano DOCG

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Product code 1985
EAN 8030967013319
Category RED WINES
Brand Fattoria Le Pupille
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The Morellino di Scansano undoubtedly is the standard-bearer of Fattoria Le Pupille. Cuvee predominated by Sangiovese, to which are added Alicante and Malvasia Nera, Morellino di Scansano is a young red wine, soft and fruity. Elisabetta’s first harvest was in 1985 and since then Morellino has always followed the winery, constantly and fully expressing and representing the territory.

Technical informations

Production area: La Carla vineyard (Magliano in Toscana), Maiano and Bozzino vineyards (Istia d'Ombrone), San Vittorio, Vignacci Alta, Vecchie Pupille.

Grapes: 85% Sangiovese, 10% Alicante, 5% Malvasia Nera.

Soil: it passes from a clayey-ferrous soil to no land with a good presence of skeleton.

Training system: spurred cordon

Exposure and altitude: varies - 50-250 m.s.l.m.

Age of the vines: from the end of the 80s for the oldest plants to 2002 for the more recent ones.

Vineyard area: 14 ha, 1.5 ha, 9 ha, 2.5 ha, 4 ha, 10 ha

Plant density: from 3750 plants / ha to 6250 plants / ha, depending on the age of the vineyard.

Yield per hectare: 85 qli

Harvest: late September for Sangiovese, early October for Malvasia Nera and Alicante.

Vinification and ageing: fermentation at a temperature of 24 ° C in stainless steel: Maceration time: 15 days. Maturation: 8 months, of which a large part in steel and a small percentage in second passage barriques.

Production: 150,000 bottles

First vintage produced: 1985


Colour: intense ruby red

Bouquet: marked boquet of flowers and red berry fruits, dominated by currant and cherry.

Taste: freshness and flavor characterize 2016, which looks like an elegant wine. A wine linked to the territory but with a style recognized all over the world.

Analytical data
Total acidity: 5.2 g / l

alcohol:  14,0%
Country:  ITALY
Region:  TUSCANY
Volume:  0,75
Year:  2016