IGT Toscana Rosso



IGT Toscana Rosso


“MYTILUS” IGT Toscana Rosso produced from Organic Farming in the hills of San Gimignano, ruby red color and a soft and persistent flavor.

“MYTILUS” IGT Toscana Rosso produced by Organic Farming the scenic hills of the City of San Gimignano from Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Intense ruby red with violet hues, the palate presents a soft and persistent taste with a long round and spicy finish. Among the ideal combinations will indicate red meats and game.

Technical Sheets

Production Area Hills of the borough of San Gimignano – height 300 metres above sea level.

Wine Grapes Cabernet Sauvignon e Merlot
Soil Pliocene origin, medium texture soil with the presence of framework, widespread clayey soil
Cultivation Spur-pruned vines – Density 5,000 vines per hectare. Yield not superior to 1-1,2 kg (plant) Green pruning is followed by a thinning process. Grapes which come from the more prized plots of the holding are hand selected and harvested into small crates.

Density of 5,000 vines per hectare yield no superior to 65 (quintal) grapes per hectare (equal to a medium production no superior to 1-1,2 kg/plants) green pruning is followed in the moment after thinning. 

The grapes which came from the plots more prized of the holding are hand selected and harvested into small crates.

Vinification The grapes are vinificated at a controlled temperature between 25/28°c in an automotive wine producer and wooden vats. Soaking for 15-18 days
Ageing and Refining The wine is transferred into new small French barrels of 225 liters where the malolactic fermentation takes place and remains in soak for 18/20 months. Following the wine is then assembled in steel tanks and then bottled. 

Refinement in bottle for 6 months
Colour Ruby red, intense with violet reflections
Perfume Perfume of violet, undergrowth fruits, blackberries with a hint of pepper.
Flovour Smooth and persistent to the palate, where it reflects the full taste characteristics with a final and long, spicy rounded elegance.
Alcoholic Strength 13,5% Vol
Temperature 18° C.
To Accompany Dishes Grilled red meat, game in general