BARRICOCCIO comes from “barrique” and “coccio” and specifies a terracotta container with the same shape and dimensions as a Barrique.
A tribute to the containers used in ancient times for the conservation of wine, it is unique for its capacity to preserve the natural characteristics of youth and freshness in a wine.
The maturation period in BARRICOCCIO® is followed by aging in large oak casks.
Appellation: Toscana IGT
Grape Varieties: 90% Sangiovese and 10% Ciliegiolo
Soil: altering layers of gravel and sandy silt.
Exposure: Foothills, the climate is warm and there are good nocturnal temperature excursions.
Ageing: for 20 months in BARRICOCCIO® and 2/3 months in oak casks then 12 months in bottle
A vinous and young Sangiovese. A wine that suits the needs of the new consumer, with all the value of a long tradition.
It goes very well with game and aged cheese.
18-20°C. It is preferable to decant it.