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Linarius

Syrah

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Linarius-Syrah
Untouchable intensity.

This is more than a wine. It is a true declaration of intent, yet again demonstrating our vision. Linarius is made from a selection of the best Syrah grapes grown in the vineyards on the property around Villa Da Vinci, and fully expresses the characteristics of this variety: the fragrance, intensity and spice of its meaty, purple, fruity colouration.

Classification
Toscana IGT

Alcohol content
13,5%

Area of production
The Villa Da Vinci vineyards, in Vinci

Wine type
95% Syrah, 5% Sangiovese and Colorino

Awards and Recognitions
2021 Yearbook of the Best Italian Wines by Luca Maroni - 98 points

Bottled history:

How it is made

The wine is fermented in stainless steel at a controlled temperature, and then put briefly in oak for 4-6 months to add spicy vanilla notes to its natural notes of currants and raspberry, mellowing its pompous aroma.

Vintage 2016

Vinification
Maceration of the skins for around 8-10 days. Fermentation at 26-28°C, with frequent pumping over and délestage.

Aging
In stainless steel at a controlled temperature. This is followed by a brief period of 4-6 months in oak barriques.

Harvest
8th-15th September

Average altitude of the vineyards
From 40 to 130m MSL.

Terrain type
Shell-rich Pliocene alluvial deposits

Training system
Primarily Guyot, but also spurred cordon, and for the oldest vineyards, Tuscan bow

Awards and Recognitions
Linarius-Syrah

Taste the creativity:

Colour
Intense red color with violet reflections.

Serving temperature
16-18°C

Aromas of spices
Notes of spices, vanilla and coffee stand out, over aromas of ripe red berries, plum and flowers.

Pairs well with
Game-based dishes, mature cheeses.

Main aromas
Balanced on the palate, with warm, silky tannins, long-lasting and persistent.