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Rocca delle Macìe
As its name suggests, Sasyr is a singular and sublime blend of Sangiovese and Syrah grapes from the Tuscan vineyards of Rocca delle Macìe.
Grape Varieties60% Sangiovese; 40% Syrah
- 90 Points
BackgroundFor well over 40 years, the Zingarelli family has dedicated themselves to crafting the finest wines, providing meticulous attention to the vineyards and championing Chianti Classico DOC. Established in 1973 by acclaimed Italian film producer Italo Zingarelli, Rocca delle Macìe totals 600 hectares (1,500 acres) across six estates in Tuscany. Led today by Italo's son Sergio, his wife Daniela and two children, Rocca delle Macìe is one of Tuscany's leading wine estates. Sasyr, as its name suggests, is a singular and sublime blend of Sangiovese and Syrah grapes from the Tuscan vineyards of Rocca delle Macìe.
VinificationCarefully selected ripe grapes are harvested by hand. The two varieties are fermented separately at carefully controlled temperatures to preserve color and freshness of fruit flavors. 15% of the Sangiovese is aged in French oak barriques for six months.
ColorBrilliant ruby red
NoseIntense red fruit aromas of ripe cherry, blackberry and raspberry
PalateA succulent, supple well-structured palate with a silky smooth finish
AnalysisAlcohol: 13.5 %
Serving SuggestionsVery versatile; will complement red meats, hearty, robust vegetarian dishes, pastas and risottos with flavorful sauces.