Wine Fattoria Zerbina, Ravenna Rosso "Marzieno", 2008
Wine of intense ruby red color.
Juicy taste of wine, fresh, fruity-spicy playing undertones with a dense structure with vibrant tannins and lively acidity and a long finish.
Fresh and bright flavor of the wine is filled with notes of red berries, especially currants and cherries, framed by sweet-bitter shades of violet, leather and tobacco.
The wine goes well with game, meat, mature cheeses.
Exemplary winery Fattoria Dzerbina (Fattoria Zerbina) is located in the province of Emilia-Romagna. Founded the farm in 1966, Vincenzo Gemignani, who planted the first vineyards in the hills Marzio. His guilt quickly achieved success, winning various prizes at wine competitions.
In 1987, management was taken over by his granddaughter - Cristina Gemignani. At first, she assisted renowned enologist Vittorio Fiore. Maria Cristina Gemignani is a specialist in oenology and agriculture qualifications, she graduated from the University of Milan. His professional activities, she proved that the novel from local grapes can produce quality, elegant wines for connoisseurs. Her special achievement was overcoming the prejudices associated with professionalism enologist female. In Italy, the treatment of women in the profession for the better began to change in the last 7-8 years, and certainly this is due to just such activities, energetic, enthusiastic and persistent women like Christina, who has done a lot and makes for the development of their ancestral farms and the region as a whole. In order to strengthen the image of the region, it has created a public organization that brings together the best producers in the region of Emilia-Romagna - "Invitation in the novel."
Vineyards farms (28 hectares) is located on a very beautiful, diverse, low-rolling hills of Tuscany Romance Apennines, which are grown by local and international grape varieties: Sangiovese (80%), Trebbiano, Albano, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Sauvignon. Particular attention is paid to the study of clones Cristina Sangiovese from Tuscany and Romagna. Her choice fell on a local clone of Sangiovese di Romagna. The diverse composition of local soil of the hills was the most suitable for the cultivation of this variety, which is responsible for obtaining high quality wines with a strong local character.
Another feature of the economy is the cultivation of vineyards on the ancient method of "Alberello" (1990), which employ special garter vines on high poles, allowing the sun's rays fall on the entire surface of the rod - it provides optimum flow of the process of photosynthesis and makes it easier to take care of for plants and harvest. Thanks to the impressive results, it is planned to transfer all the vineyards on this scheme. On equipped with the latest technology creates ideal wine cellar, which fully reflect all the splendor of the region.