Syrah "Case Via"
This innovative Syrah of the Fontodi winery is honored by the Colli Toscana Centrale IGT certification. It is made by 100% Syrah grapes and it is produced in the “Case Via e Pecille” hamlet with a south exposition. The density is 6000 trees per hectare and it is cultivated with the Guyot method. There is a spontaneous fermentation and the maceration in stainless steel tanks with mechanical pressing and a thermal control for 3 weeks. It follows the maturation period in Troncais and Allier barrels for 12 months. This process give birth to a Syrah wine capable of being aged or immediately drunk at the same time.
Characteristics of the Syrah "Case Via" wine
This Syrah Colli della Toscana Centrale of the Fontodi winery rests for 18 months in oak barrels and it achieve a great personality. It is juicy and rich with a great character. It has a charged almost impenetrable ruby red color. The smell is powerful and penetrating, with dark fruit aromas such as violet and black pepper typical of the variety. It follows warm coffee nuances and bitter cacao to complete the bouquet. The taste is full and warm, silky with tannins but it is also a little spicy and well balanced. It has a great persistence with a balsamic aroma at the end.
Suggested pairings with this red wine
This red wine from Tuscany of the Fontodi winery is perfect for red meats, or with beef and potatoes stew. It must be served at 18°C in Ballon wine glasses with a proof of 15%.