I Balzini Pink Label
“I think pink is my colour, I wont drink from no other. Never!“
The Feeling, Rosè
Color: A pink of fine intensity
Aroma: Floral andfruity. Characterized by notes of tea roses, lilies of the valley, and red fruit, particularly cherries and strawberries.
Flavor: Fresh and lively with a vibrant acidity and a fine persistence on the finish and aftertaste.
Name of wine: I BALZINI Pink Label IGP (Protected Geographical Indication) Colli della Toscana Centrale.
Soil: Of Pliocene origin, sedimentary formations characterized by the presence of alternating strata of yellow sands and clay with a notable presence of marine fossils.
Micro-climate: Warm and temperate with average to elevated precipitation, with cold winters and warm to very warm summers and particularly sunny late afternoons and sunsets given the precise western exposure.
Exposure: Southwestwards, with a north to south orientation of the vine rows.
Vineyard work: Working of the soil alternating with a cover crop, a cordon de Royat training system. Crop thinning during the growing season and a final selection during the harvest; the grapes are picked by hand during the harvest, placed into small packing cases and given a further selection on a belt in the cellar before pressing.
Grapes: Sangiovese and Merlot.
Fermentation: An immediate destemming and pressing. After a cold static decantation of the impurities, the must ferments in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 64° Fahrenheit (18° centigrade). The finished wine remains in stainless steel tanks until it is bottled.
Suggestions: To serve at a emperature between 50° and 54° Fahrenheit (10°-12° centigrade).
With food: Ideal with hors d’oeuvres, fish dishes, and white meat
Particular characteristics: The body of a red wine and the aromas of a white wine