Vigna I Botri Morellino di Scansano Riserva DOC 2004
Production area and history
Production area: the hills of the province of Grosseto betwin the
river Ombrone and Albegna, which includes the entire territory of the county of Scansano and the municipalities of Manciano, Magliano in
Toscana, Grosseto, Campagnatico, Sorano and Roccalbegna in Province of
The "history" of Morellino is linked to that of the inland hills
of the Maremma, which are always to the cultivation of the vine.
Protecting the environment goes back to the Etruscan civilization and
arrives to the present day with strong traditions intact. With a steady
rainfall, concentrated mainly in autumn-spring period, with the hills
leaving the warmth of filtered sea breezes accompanied by the sun in
the valleys between the Ombrone and Albegna, the conditions for the
ripening of the grapes are best.
The ancient origin of the wine of Scansano is proved by
historical documents of the twelfth century, which mention the term
"sublime goodness." In 1812, were produced in the region of Scansano,
well 5540 hl of wine in one hand classified as "top".
Type: D.O.C. red
Grapes: Morellino, Prugnolo Gentile, Alicante, Ciliegiolo, Nero Francese
Alcoholic strength: 14.0%
Manufacturer: Az. Agraria I Botri