Roccapesta produces exclusively red wines.
In particular, it produces only one wine , Morellino di Scansano in the double interpretation of Morellino vintage , with fruity scents and fresher taste and Morellino reserve, with a longer aging , increased concentration and most important structure . The basis for this choice is the search for the highest quality in the Morellino di Scansano. All business endeavors are aimed at this and only this product.
The Calestaia Morellino di Scansano Riserva DOC reviewed here presents itself to our eyes of a beautiful garnet red, where we can still see the reflections of ruby red, indicators of a wine that still conveys youth.
The nose is recognize aromas reminiscent of ripe fruit and jam already . In particular, the aroma reminds blueberry jam , blueberries in alcohol, plums, prunes, the plum jam and spices such as cinnamon , black pepper, cloves.
Leaving oxygenate the wine in the glass for a few minutes , they emerge citrus aromas , orange peel , and hints of chocolate .
In the mouth affects a great aristocracy and nobility. The tannins typical of Sangiovese of Morellino di Scansano is already a little ‘ softer wood from aging and also the acid component is very delicate and soft , and does not cover the great softness and roundness that visual analysis anticipated .
She has a great body and is the net balance between the components of alcohol and sugar content between the components of minerals and acidity.
It ‘a wine very persistent , very long, with a final with a very complex flavor that reminds us of smell and olfactory sensations experienced in the analysis . We find black pepper , cloves , emerging in a retro taste very long and very pleasant. An extraordinary wine to accompany red meats , grilled meat , game and cheese.
- Sensi Arcere Morellino di Scansano 2008 DOCG (vignauvavino.blogspot.com)
- Rocca di Frassinello Le Sughere another Reason I Love Wines from Maremma, Toscana (manoavino.com)