WINES

Trasolo

Toscana IGT Rosso

The heterogeneity of the vineyards and the woods of Villa Trasqua, located in the hills of Castellina in Chianti create a unique environment for the Trasolo base to be intense and spicy. This Merlot with its exclusive characters becomes an excellence in the wines of Villa Trasqua, its taste is elegant and savoury due to the Galestro rock typical of the Chianti area.

Grape varieties
100% Merlot.

Vinification
In trunconic wooden barrels of 5000 litres at controlled temperature of 26/28 °C with maceration (skin contact) for at least 22/25 days. 

Ageing
24 months in French oak barriques and then bottle fining for at least 12 months.

Alcohol content
14% vol.

Serving temperature
16/18 °C

Food Pairings
Perfect with meat, game skewer and roasted pork.

Tasting notes
Impenetrable ruby red with a dense chromatic texture with light garnet hues. The olfactory approach is powerful with aromas of black cherry, blackberry and myrtle, which is amplified by balsamic notes of eucalyptus, juniper, garrigue (Mediterranean scrub), sweet spices of cinnamon and pink pepper. The range of perfumes is completed by etheric hints of coffee, bitter chocolate and Havana cigar. Its taste is persuasive and satisfying with a softness, that is the result of an integrated and refined workmanship. At the end it is savoury and has notes of menthol balm and minerals that make it tasty and pleasant. The aromatic persistence is long.


DATA SHEET

AWARDS

    • 2012
      James Suckling - 94 Pts

      2011
      Luca Maroni - 92 Pts

      2008
      Falstaff - 92 Pts

      2006
      Awc International Wine Challenge - Silver

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