Gabriele Mazzeschi

Foramacchie | IGP Toscana Rosso
Foramacchie | IGP Toscana Rosso

Foramacchie IGP Toscana Rosso

Place of production
La Pievuccia
95% Sangiovese, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
Vineyard exposure
Breeding system
guyot and cordon spur
Age of vineyards
10 years
Yield per hectare
5000 Kg
Fermentation and ageing
Over 20 days of fermentation and maceration in marble tanks (10 hL) where autochthonous yeasts grow naturally; malolactic fermentation in barriques straight after racking, maturation in barriques for 18 months, refinemed for 6 months in the bottle.
Food matching
Suitable for first dishes made of Tuscan ragù, roasts and game. Best served at 16 – 18 °C.
Origin of name
This wine honours Mr Vincenzo Mazzeschi, (paternal great grandfather) a wood tradesman who was nicknamed "Fora Macchie" (Woodcutter in English).