Sassello Morellino Di Scansano
REGION
Tuscany, Italy
VINTAGE
2013
ALCOHOL
13.5% Vol.
AGEING
Best drank young
GRAPES
Morellino (Sangiovese) 85% 15% Bacca Nera

WINE FEATURES
Named after the dark red cherry, the Locals in Scanzano use the word “Morellino” but it is actually Sangiovese. Under Italian law it is possible to blend 15% with other varietals. It wasn’t until the 1970’s that Morellino became famous in Maremma. mainly thanks to the success of Sassicaia..

PAIRS WITH
Wild Boar Salami (if you can find it). “T” bone steak Spaghetti Bolognese or a good old fashioned Cheeseburger!

SERVING TEMPERATURE
Room Temperature

PACKAGING
12 bottles ML750

TASTING NOTES
Morellino fresh and welcoming, with soft, cherry/ berry fruit. Earthy with an, interesting nose with plum and black fruit aromas, green pepper hints the palate it’s rich, ripe black cherry and berry flavors that give it modeate tartness. Tannins are initially soft, then strengthen up in the long, balanced finish whith an acidid vinish laywred with cherry.

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