Marchesi De' Frescobaldi Mormoreto 2016
One of the major and largest vine growing businesses in Europe, Frescobaldi owns nine estates covering over 1,000 ha of vineyards, all located in excellent areas for fine wines. Directly managed by its family members, Frescobaldi produces almost 7 million bottles and the wines are exported to over 60 countries throughout the world. The Frescobaldi name goes back many centuries into the history of art, culture, trade and finance of Italy in general and Tuscany in particular. From the second half of the last century, the Frescobaldi's were keen players in the development of Tuscan vine-growing
The grapes were hand harvested at the end of September and then softy pressed. Fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks at less than 35C lasting 15 days. Maceration lasted for 28 days. Malolactic fermentation took place immediately after alcoholic fermentation.
Spur pruned cordon and guyot vines with an average age of more than 20 years old. High density planting with more than 5,800 vines/Ha.
A blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc, matured in 50% new French oak for 24 months. The result is a soft and creamy wine with aromas of ripe forest berries, coffee, chocolate and with integrated tannins on the palate.
Everyday Serving Suggestion
A terrific partner to slow-cooked meat dishes, marinades and stews.
Bronze (Decanter Wine Awards 2010)
Country / Region / Appellation
IT / Tuscany / Toscana IGT