Jaspidem

I.G.T. Toscana Rosato

Grape Variety: Sangiovese

Fermentation: In stainless steel vats 20hl. with temperature control

Maturation: 5 months in stainless steel 20hl

Refinement: In bottle for a minimum of 1 month before being placed on the market

Organoleptic Characteristics

Colour: New copper, melon and raspberry pink tonalities

Nose: Red currant, red apple through to medlar

Palate: Wild strawberry, followed by notes of ‘giuggiola’ with a salted caramel, almost marine finish. There is fresh acidity, precise fruity tanin and a good length with a pleasantly dry conclusion.

Serve at: 10-12 degrees Celsius

Best accompanied by: Cicchetti and appetitivi, Parma ham. Salads – Nicoise in particular. Grilled chicken, pork,or fish, Crustaceans – scampi, crayfish, lobster, fish soups, raw sea urchins. Spicy Oriental/Middle Eastern Food. 

Jaspidem is the Latin term for the Jasper stone. Its colour ranges from a bright green to red or sandy pink. It is one of the oldest known gemstones and considered to symbolise the earth, as it is grounding and nurturing.