Mormoreto is a historic wine produced by Castello Nipozzano, 35km north east of Florence. A symbol of Tuscan winemaking traditions, this wine maintains specific ties with the style of its lands.
Winter 2013 was characterised by cold days with temperatures falling below 0°C and infrequent but significant snowfalls. Spring was cool with rain showers that were well-distributed throughout the season. Summer was particularly cool when compared to the seasonal averages, but heat waves at the end of July and the first ten days in August favoured veraison. The temperature difference between day and night aided the gradual ripening process.
The wine presents itself with an impenetrably intense ruby colour and a complex nose: red fruits such as blackberry and raspberry meet the balanced floral notes of bergamot and the spiced ones of bitter cocoa, cocoa butter, roasted coffee bean, light vanilla, cloves, jasmine and grey tea.
In the mouth the wine is fresh, complex, persistent and balanced. The tannins blend well with the body resulting in a wine that is velvety to the palate. The acidic component is noteworthy and joins elegantly with the alcoholic content. Notes of mixed berries, black and raspberry, and a light liquorish note accompany a peaty whisky, tobacco and vanilla finish.
The Mormoreto vineyard is situated in a small enclave south-east of the estate, where different soils and microclimate conditions coexist and perfectly comply with the present varieties