Maremma Toscana Rosso DOC BARBI
This is the youngest DOC OF Tuscany, as its birthdate is placed only in 2011, but its production is increasing because of its positive feedbacks. The style represents perfectly our region. Maremma DOC produced by Barbi is a blend composed by 50% Sangiovese and little percentages of Merlot, Alicante and Cabernet. It is a Mediterranean wine, warm, soft, really perfumed and, at the same time, important, rich and structured. As we said before, it is composed specifically by 50% Sangiovese, 5% Alicante, 30% Merlot and 15% Syrah. To preserve its fruity scents, before the slow wine making set at 28°C, the grapes are cooled at 18°.
Features of Maremma Toscana DOC
This wine shows an intense purple red colour. Its perfume is concentrate with hints of mature fruits like plum, blueberries, cherry. The taste is soft enchanting and balanced. The final sensations characterized by sweetness, cherry and vanilla.
Recommended food pairings while tasting this Maremma Toscana DOC
Excellent wine to drink with friends before lunch, ideal with appetizers and perfect with typical dishes of the region or of the Mediterranean kitchen. The aging in the bottle can reach 5 years. It has to be served at 18°C and the alcoholic strength touches 13% Vol.