Frassinello Poggio Guardia

Rocca di Frassinello

Pronunciation
Paw-geo Gar-de-ah
Year
2012
Type
Red
Winery
Rocca di Frassinello
Region
Toscana
Oenologist
Alessandro Cellai and Massimo Casagrande

Overview

Rocca di Frassinello is located near Grossetto in the North of the Maremma region of Toscana. The winery is beautiful with one of the largest cellars in the world designed by Renzo Piano. Rocca is actually a joint venture between two heavy-weights of the wine world, Chianti producer Castellare di Castellina and the legendary Lafite from France. The Rocca di Frassinello became a big project when happened the arrival of Domain Baron De Rothschild-Lafite, making the first join venture between an Italian and French producer. The third label of Rocca di Frassinello project. A wine with a strong character and easy to drink.

Wine Notes

Grape Variety
Merlot 45% Cabernet Sauvignon 40% Sangioveto 15%
Vinification
In steel for 15/20 days at a controlled temperature
Aging
4 months in steel and cement
Alcohol
13%
| Appearance
| Aroma
| Taste
Dark plums, chocolate, spices and grilled herbs. Clean mineral notes frame the finish and confer an attractive element of freshness.
| Serving Suggestions

Frassinello Poggio Guardia

Suggested Retail:
$26.00
CSPC#:
773410
Available Sizes:
750ml
Bottles Per Case:
6