[ Ripe fruit / Smooth / Spicy ]
Toscana IGT Sangiovese-Shiraz
Mantello is a blend of two strong and elegant kind of grapes, Sangiovese e Syrah, that, after a separate fermentation, are blended to be aged in oak barrels, for at least six months, obtaining a perfect balance beetween any fine aromas of tobacco, spices, vanilla, velvet tannins and blackberry fruits, exalted by a full-bodied and wrapping taste which shows the caracter of this unique super tuscan wine.
Wine data sheet
70% Sangiovese, 30% Shiraz
Tuscany IGT, Vinci, Florence
150 m a.s.l.
Type of soil
Hill soil, loose and deep, rich in marine fossils and rock fragments. Marl and sandstone soil, comprising clay and sand schists, rich in limestone. Deep soil facing south-east.
14.5 % vol.
Alcoholic fermentation for 15 days at a temperature of 20-26°C using delestage and racking techniques, followed by maceration in steel for 20 days at 28-
29°C. After run-off it is racked twice, followed by malolactic fermentation in steel. After racking and sulphurisation, it is then aged. The separate bases are assembled in February and then aging of the blend continues.
It matures in 50% new wood French oak barriques for 12-14 months and then ages in steel for 12 months. After bottling, it ages for a further 12 months in bottles.
Intense ruby red colour. The bouquet is rich and spicy, with nuances of black pepper and tarragon, sour cherry and tobacco. To the palate it is rich and enveloping, fresh and intense, with a long final note of spices and red berries.
Red meats and braised meats; ragout tagliatelle.
Awards and recognitions
Usa Wine Ratings 2021
88 points/Silver Medal
James Sukling 2021
Luca Maroni - Annuario Dei Migliori Vini Italiani 2021
1° Miglior vino Rosso
Luca Maroni - Annuario Dei Migliori Vini Italiani 2020
Berliner Wein Trophy 2019
Luca Maroni - Annuario Dei Migliori Vini Italiani 2019
Decanter World Wine Awards 2019
Bronze Medal _ 86 points
Australia International Wine Challenge 2019
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