Biodynamic farming is a farming method that aims for excellence by taking, as a basis, the most effective practices of traditional natural methods. It all begins in the month of September, when the grapes are manually picked one by one and arranged in small boxes, in order to keep the harvest intact and to avoid damage.
Tenuta Mara harvesting is done by hand, the biodynamic winemakingis natural, and the fermentation does not require the addition of yeast. The marcs are not pressed and the wine is not filtered to ensure aromatic integrity. This is why, in a bottle of MARAMIA, you will only find wine, biodynamic red wine from 100% Sangiovese grapes.
Grapes: 100% Sangiovese.
Growing system: Trellis with Guyot pruning.
Structure density: 5500 vines per hectare.
Harvest: The harvest takes place during the ﬁrst days of October and is strictly manual, placed into small crates of 12kg each.
Viniﬁcation: The selection of grapes is manual and takes place on long sorting tables. The fallen grapes reach the truncated oak vats: without temperature control and without the addition of selected yeasts and the must conclude the fermentation. It remains macerating on the skins for approximately one month.
AGEING: The wine evolves, on its fine lees, for 16 months in barrels of small dimensions and only in French Oak. Ageing in bottles then follows.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13,5 % vol.
GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE WINE: Wine which is confirmed unique in its genre for its extraordinary and seductive characteristics of colour, a particularly delicate and elegant aromatic intricacy, rich in floral fragrances, fruity and spicy. It has a startling gustatory character with astonishing coherence in its gustative balance and in its persistence with pleasant balsamic notes.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 15°/ 16° C
PAIRINGS:Cold cuts in general, tagliatelle bolognese, roasted white meats, rabbit seasoned with aromatic herbs, and semi-matured cheeses.
Sangiovese di Romagna is a remarkable wine from ancient origins. In Roman times its name was Sanguis Jovis or blood of Jupiter (hence Sangiovese) since its homeland surrounded Mount Jupiter, near Santarcangelo di Romagna. Sangiovese, the undisputed king of red wines in Italy, is the result of one of the most popular Italian varieties, grown from Romagna to Campania. Its “family” has created ten different varieties, highlighting the success of some of the most prestigious Italian wines. Sangiovese, the totally unique and valuable variation of Tenuta Mara is distinguished by an intense colour and a fine fruity aroma.