To obtain the highest quality of the wine, all the operations are carried out by hand, and the grapes are divided according to quality during collection. Harvesting of the grapes takes place in two separate periods. First, we harvest the Merlot, and second, the Sangiovese. Fermentation takes place in cement vats at a temperature ranging from 28°C-30°C/82°F-86°F.
It is produced only in the best years and left in oak barrels for 18-months. The latest production dates back to 2014.
Pico gets its name from the blending of Pietro and Corrado’s initials, the sons of Luigi and Silvia. They are now all four co-owners and managers of Podere La Marronaia. Tending to the land is a family passion that they hope to keep alive for many generations to come.
Visual Analysis: intense ruby red
Olfactory Analysis: bold bouquet characterized by red fruits, black fruits, mature wood, and notes of vanilla and spices
Taste Analysis: elegantly structured and well-balanced wine, featuring ripe persistent tannins and a long, persistent finish
Pico is ideal for a special occasion barbeque, as its bold flavor perfectly complements grilled red meats and game. It also pairs beautifully with white truffle. It should be served between 18°C-20°C/64°F-68°F.