Ciliegiolo - Maremma Toscana DOC


Maremma Toscana DOC

Le Eccellenze di casa - "Our wines of excellence"

Ciliegiolo vinified in purity and aged in French oak tonneau for 8 months. Intense, elegant structure with fresh notes of ripe red fruits, finished with a light spicy nuance.
Ciliegiolo grapes vinified in purity, selected from among the best bunches harvested from a single vineyard. Natural fermentation with indigenous yeasts.

  • Grape variety: Ciliegiolo
  • Production area: Magliano in Toscana
  • Annual production: 7,000 bottles
  • Grape harvest: manual, in mid-September
  • Vinification: the grapes are harvested during the coolest hours of the day, and are fermented in small steel tanks at a temperature of 26 degrees, with light daily pumping over the dregs for about three weeks. The wine is then left to age for 8 months in second and third passage French oak tonneau, where malolactic conversion takes place
  • Flavour and aroma: intense red colour with violet hues. Fresh notes of berries and cherries, elegantly finished with a hint of spiciness. It has a fine and sweet tannic structure, with excellent persistence on the palate.
  • Pairings: game, aged cheeses and Tuscan appetisers.
  • Serving temperature: 16-18 °C
  • Certification: ICEA – Naturland Fair
  • Awards:

    Vini Buoni d’Italia 2020: Stella d’oro

    Vini Buoni d’Italia 2019: 4 Stelle

    Gambero Rosso 2019: 2 Bicchieri

    Veronelli 2019: 88 Punti

    Bioweinpreis 2019: Medaglia d’oro

    Vinous 2019: 90 Punti

    Vini Buoni d’Italia 2018: 4 Stelle

    Veronelli 2018: 87 Punti

    Bibenda 2018: 3 grappoli

    Wine Enthusiast 2018: 89 Punti

    Decanter 2017: Medaglia d’argento

    Merano Awards 2017: 88 Punti

    Vinum 2017: 16,5 / 20 Punti

    Gambero Rosso 2017: 2 Bicchieri

    Veronelli 2017: 88 Punti

    Bibenda 2017: 3 Grappoli

    Bioweinpreis 2016: 82 Punti

    Decanter 2016: Medaglia di bronzo

    Mundus Vini Biofach 2016: Medaglia d’oro

Fun fact

ciliegiolo is among our historical labels... it has been with us since the start of this adventure and, just like us, is a native of these parts.