Morellino Scansano is an excellent Italian red wine from Tuscany which is a famous wine region of Italy.
The particular growing area in Tuscany for Morellino production is called Maremma, which has a perfect Mediterranean climate for growing grapes.
Maremma, Tuscany is covered by the sea breezes and gets plenty of rain all year round.
Here you will find Morellino red wine information and wine serving temperature and tips.
Morellino has a beautiful red color, and its flavor is warm, intense, dry and slightly tannic. It becomes softer with the age though.
The Morellino Di Scansano Riserva has an intense dark red garnet color. Its taste is soft and velvet. It also leaves a very nice aftertaste.
All Morellino Scansano wines are red and dry.
Morellino received the high status DOCG only in 2006. According to the modern wine standards Morellino can't be considered as "serious" wine. Tuscan red wine from Scansano are light and fresh, and do not presume long endurance.
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However, not all of us require such serious wines as Chianti or Brunello. And Morellino di Scansano is a perfect alternative because, first, it's still a high quality wine (the status DOCG is hard to achieve) and, second, it's very affordable and fits even in a limited budget.
If you do not yet have the experience in selecting and combining wines you may also be interested in reading an easy Wine For Dummies guide for beginners.
Wine Serving Tips:
For the best taste Morellino di Scansano should be uncorked at least 1 hour before the consumption. The wine needs its time to oxygenate and to reveal its intense flavors.
The ideal Morellino di Scansano serving temperature is 18°C, and the best glass for Morellino should be large and spacious.
This Scansano can be consumed throughout the meal with anything from the appetizers to the meat, particularly roasted or stewed.
Looking forward to taste some fine Italian wine of excellent quality and affordable price? Morellino di Scansano is the answer!
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