Le Diacce Rosso Toscano IGT

The flagship wine for the estate, Le Diacce is our special cuvée, a selection of the top Merlot grapes from our vineyards, generally with a little Alicante Bouschet added. Similar to the Riserva, it's fermented and aged in French oak, then refined in the bottle for at least one year.

Inky purple red with a silky mouth-filling texture, its aromas consist of ripe plums, spiced dark cocoa, coffee, toasted nuts and earthy tones. Great structure with long and velvety finish. Ideal for roasted and grilled red meats, game, aged cheeses.

We recommend waiting at least 5 to 6 years from vintage for consumption; can be cellared for 12- 15 years.

Harvest period: Merlot, from Sep 20th to Sep 30th; Alicante Bouschet, from Sep 25th to Oct 10th.

Harvest method: Manual in small baskets, immediately brought to the cellar for de-stemming. Manual berry-byberry selection (triage) before slight crush and filling of temperature-controlled fermentation tanks (30 HL French oak vats).

Characteristics

Colour:Deep purple red.
Aroma:Fragrance of spices, chocolate and toasted nuts.
Palate:Wild berries, intense, well-structured, prolonged concentrated finish.
Serving:Serving Temperature of 18-20 °C (65-68 °F). Uncork at least one hour before drinking, preferably two.

Food Pairings

Roast & grilled red meats, game, mature cheeses, high quality Tuscan cooking.