Morellino di Scansano Riserva SicomoroWe use only Sangiovese grapes for Morellino di Scansano Docg Riserva Sicomoro, which ages for 15 months in oak barrels, enriching its bouquet and palate .

Grapes: Sangiovese 100%
Training system: spurred cordon
Vine density: 3500 plants / hectare
Type of soil: sandy and rich in silt and clay below 1 mt of depth
Altitude: 300 mt above sea level
Age of vines: over 30 years old
Harvest period: first week in October
Fermentation: grapes are harvested upon perfect phenolic maturity. Maceration takes place at 35°C for 12 hours; fermentation at controlled temperature (max 29°C) follows, with post-fermentative maceration on the skins. Overall, fermentation lasts 12 days. Natural malolactic fermentation takes place a few days after drawing off.
Ageing: wine stays in 225 l French barriques for 15 months (60% new, 40% used once); a short stay in stainless steel tanks follows.
Refining: 18 months in bottle.
Aging potential: Sicomoro is a Morellino of great structure, to be drank preferably 5-10 years after its vintage.
Description: Morellino di Scansano Sicomoro Riserva Docg is concentrated ruby red, on the nose it offers great pleasantness with the sweet spicy and fruity notes of cherry, fruits of the forest, cinnamon and vanilla. Full bodied, dry, with strong but elegant tannins balanced by the alcoholic warmth and the softness. Balanced palate with a long persistence recalling the fruity and spicy notes perceived on the nose.
Food pairing: with roasted or stewed meat, succulent meat dishes, mature cheese.
Serving temperature: 16-18°C
Recommended glass: a large Bordeaux-style glass.


  • Silver Medal in 2022 from Decanter
  • Silver Medal in 2022 from Mundus Vini
  • Silver Medal in 2022 from IWSC
  • Gold Medal in 2022 from Concours Mondial de Bruxelles
  • Gold Medal in (and best Morellino di Scansano DOCG) in 2021 from WOW The Italian Wine Competition
  • Gold Medal in 2021 from Berliner Wine Trophy
  • The WineHunter Award Rosso 2020
  • Gold Medal in 2020 from AWC Vienna
  • 90 pts in 2020 from James Suckling
  • Silver Medal in 2019 from Decanter Asia
  • Gold Medal in 2019 from AWC Vienna
  • The WineHunter Award Rosso 2019
  • Bronze Medal in 2018 from Decanter
  • Silver Medal in 2017 from the International Wine Challenge AWC Vienna
  • Silver Medal in 2017 from the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles
  • Nominated in 2016 as Bibenda’s Oscar del Vino for the best Quality-Price Ratio