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Piano del Sarti 2011

Syrah 2011

VARIETAL:
Toscana IGT Farmed organically (BIOS srl and Bioagricert) since 1996, and biodynamic farming since 2008.

VINEYARD:
90% Syrah who came from Ermitage area (Côtes du Rhônes ), 10% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Croci is a vine of 2.20 ha, situated at almost 600 m of altitude with a south orientation.
It presents a fine schist soil.
This type of soil is really near the rock and its one of the best of the winery.
It also presents a densely planted soil(6944 vine/ha) with an average age of 5 years.

VINIFICATION:
Hand picking.
De-stemming, second selection on sorting table. 20 a 30 days of maceration into vinification vats with very gentle extraction, essentially from punching the cap during the middle of fermentation.
After de-vatting, wines are tranfered into barrels for malolactic fermentation.

AGEING:
14 month in french oak barrels (20% news for cabernet, 40% one wine, 40% two wines for the syrah).

PRODUCTION:
800 bottles of 0,75 l.

TASTING NOTES:
Rich and complex nose with aromas of black fruits, spicy and notes of liquorice.
Velvety tannins envelop the palate with an exceptionnal balance.