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Wine Fattoria Le Pupille, "Poggio Valente", Morellino di Scansano Riserva DOC, 2008

SKU:w36302
8.0
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RP 92
WE 92
JS 92
Vivino 3.8
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Tasting Notes

Color

Wine, ruby-red color.

Taste

Full-bodied, stylish wine with a complex, full-bodied flavor and rustic character, fully reflecting the power of terroir Scansano. The taste is full of mature tannins convex - the brainchild of the coastal sun and sea breeze. Expressed tannin is well balanced with bright acidity. The finish is juicy, fruity, with some liquorice bitterness.

Aroma

Thin fragrant bouquet of wine consists of notes of dark cherry, licorice, violets, leather tones, sweet spices and herbs.

Gastronomy

Wine is recommended to submit to any meat dishes. Especially good wine goes with steak marbled beef.

Interesting Facts

The history of Poggio Valente began in 1996 when Elisabetta acquired a beautiful vineyard of 12 hectares near the shove. The project involves the immediate replacement of about half of the vineyard, and Elisabetta made a bid for Sangiovese, selected four clones. Between 1997 and Poggio Valente gives Morellino di Scansano Cru, earned him an enviable popularity. 2006 was the last vintage of the old vineyard and the project, which began ten years ago, completed his transfer last part. Sangiovese for "Poggio Valente" was collected in early October. Fermentation took place in a stainless steel tank at a controlled temperature, reaching up to 32 ° C. After malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks, the wine is aged 15 months in oak barrels, of which 40% - new. After bottling, the wine has gone to rest in a cool cellar, which took additional aging for 7 months. Vintage 2008 has excellent potential storage for a period of 10-15 years.

History Fattoria Le Pupille closely linked with the name Elisabetta Geppetto, therefore no coincidence that on every bottle of wine produced at Le Pupille worth the name. In 1970 Fattoria Le Pupille was just small farmers who owned two hectares of Sangiovese, from which the small parties of good red wine. In 1978 was established Morellino di Scansano DOC and in the same year at Le Pupille made the first vintage of this wine. Elisabetta became personally engaged in the development and improvement of this small vineyard with a very clear purpose - to make great wines. The first vintages, 1982 and 1983, were made under the direction of renowned expert Giacomo Takis, and since 1985 Elisabetta Geppetto produces "Morellino di Scansano" yourself. In 1987, she creates a wine called Saffredi about vintage which in 2004 the famous wine critic magazine "Wine Advocate" Antonio Galloni says: "Owner Elisabetta Geppetto made ​​many great wines, but their Saffredi 2004, she came to the apple." Since 1989, Elisabetta took the formation of the vineyards for future white wines: dry "Poggio Ardzhentato" and sweet "SolAlto."

Since the 1990 Fattoria Le Pupille has taken a strong position in the international wine market. Critics appreciated the magnificence of taste and consistency of quality wines, especially Saffredi, which can be found in the wine lists of the best restaurants around the world. However, Le Pupille did not stop there. Elisabetta Geppetto, establish in 1992 Morellino di Scansano Consortium, and became its first chairman, started looking for land for new vineyards and new varieties. Elisabetta work does not stop for a minute, she is constantly moving forward, making spectacular gains in winemaking. In 2006 the leading German magazine Der Feinschmecker and Wein Gourmet Elisabetta Geppetto awarded the title of "Winemaker of the Year", which made her the first woman to receive this award.

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