The baiocco is an ancient coin of the Papal States, of which Umbria was a part of.
Grape varietals: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Merlot.
Yield per hectare: 65 hL / ha.
Harvest: begins with Merlot at the beginning of September, Sangiovese towards the end of September. The grapes are hand-picked.
Vinification: Fermentation in contact with the skins for 14 days at 25°C.
Ageing: in stainless steel tanks for 12 months and then bottle ageing for 3 months.
Tasting notes: brilliant ruby red in colour; the nose opens with fruity and floral notes of cherry and red fruit; on the palate it is lively and balanced with a pleasant and fresh fruity finish.
Accompanies: an everyday wine. Goes well with cold pork cuts and cheeses, light pasta dishes, main courses and light medium-aged cheeses.
Best period for drinking: within 5 years after the harvest.
Serving temperature: 16°C (60.8°F).
Size: 750 mL bottle.