Wine Fattoria Le Pupille, "Poggio Valente", Morellino di Scansano Riserva DOC, 2004
Wine bright ruby-red color.
Complex and tannic taste of wine has an amazing softness, harmonious structure and a pleasant finish.
Complex bouquet of wine is made up of dark fruit flavors, notes of spices, tobacco and spices herbs.
The wine goes well with hot meat dishes from beef and pork, served with cheese.
The history of Poggio Valente began in 1996 when Elisabetta Geppetto acquired a beautiful vineyard of 12 hectares near the shove. The project involves the immediate replacement of about half of the vineyard, and Elisabetta made a bid for Sangiovese, selected four clones. Between 1997 and Poggio Valente gives Morellino di Scansano Cru, earned him an enviable popularity. Sangiovese for "Poggio Valente" was collected in early October. Fermentation took place in a stainless steel tank at a controlled temperature, reaching up to 32 ° C. After malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks, the wine is aged 15 months in oak barrels, of which 40% - new.
History Fattoria Le Pupille closely linked with the name Elisabetta Geppetto, therefore no coincidence that on every bottle of wine produced at Le Pupille worth the name. In 1970 Fattoria Le Pupille was just small farmers who owned two hectares of Sangiovese, from which the small parties of good red wine. In 1978 was established Morellino di Scansano DOC and in the same year at Le Pupille made the first vintage of this wine. Elisabetta became personally engaged in the development and improvement of this small vineyard with a very clear purpose - to make great wines. The first vintages, 1982 and 1983, were made under the direction of renowned expert Giacomo Takis, and since 1985 Elisabetta Geppetto produces "Morellino di Scansano" yourself. In 1987, she creates a wine called Saffredi about vintage which in 2004 the famous wine critic magazine "Wine Advocate" Antonio Galloni says: "Owner Elisabetta Geppetto made many great wines, but their Saffredi 2004, she came to the apple." Since 1989, Elisabetta took the formation of the vineyards for future white wines: dry "Poggio Ardzhentato" and sweet "SolAlto."
Since the 1990 Fattoria Le Pupille has taken a strong position in the international wine market. Critics appreciated the magnificence of taste and consistency of quality wines, especially Saffredi, which can be found in the wine lists of the best restaurants around the world. However, Le Pupille did not stop there. Elisabetta Geppetto, establish in 1992 Morellino di Scansano Consortium, and became its first chairman, started looking for land for new vineyards and new varieties. Elisabetta work does not stop for a minute, she is constantly moving forward, making spectacular gains in winemaking. In 2006 the leading German magazine Der Feinschmecker and Wein Gourmet Elisabetta Geppetto awarded the title of "Winemaker of the Year", which made her the first woman to receive this award.