Pugnitello - Toscana Rosso IGT

Pugnitello

Toscana Rosso IGT

Le Eccellenze di casa - "Our wines of excellence"

Produced from Pugnitello grapes, an ancient Tuscan vine that was only recently rediscovered, this is the wine that symbolises protection of native biodiversity. The late-ripening grapes provide for a well-structured and elegant wine.

  • Grape variety: Pugnitello
  • Production area: Magliano in Toscana
  • Annual production: 3,600 bottles
  • Grape harvest: manual, in late September
  • Vinification: fermentation in steel at a controlled temperature, with frequent pumping over the dregs. Fermentation with indigenous yeasts, with post-fermentation maceration. Aged for 12 moths in tonneux, and refined for six months in the bottle.
  • Flavour and aroma: intense red. The aroma is characterised by hints of black fruits, currants, spices and tobacco. Enveloping, structured and very persistent on the palate.
  • Pairings: game, red meats and first courses with ragout, aged cheeses.
  • Serving temperature: 16-18°C
  • Certification: ICEA – Naturland Fair
  • Awards:

    Winescritic 2020: 91 points

    Bioweinpreis 2020: Gold medal

    Mundus Vini Biofach 2021: 87 points

    Decanter 2019: Silver medal

    Gambero Rosso 2018: 2 glasses

    Veronelli 2018: 90 points

    Mundus Vini Biofach 2018: Gold medal

    Bibenda 2018: 3 Grapes

    Vinum 2017: 17/20 points

    Falstaff 2017: 90 points

    Bioweinpreis 2016: Gold medal

    Decanter 2016: Bronze medal

    Falstaff 2016: 91 points

    Bibenda 2017: 3 Grapes

    Mundus Vini Biofach 2016: Gold medal

    A La Carte Magazine: 91 points

    Veronelli 2017: 91 points

    Merano Awards 2017: 88 points

Fun fact

this grape variety requires sun and light to mature properly in the vineyard, and needs time and silence to age in the cellar. It’s a wine that reflects the personality of the Maremma region.