50% of the grapes are dried on mats, the other 50% were late harvest; 8 months in barriques of 2nd use; Alcoholic fermentation in French barriques with indigenous yeasts and without temperature control.
Losna is the Etruscan goddess of moon and tides. Poggio Rosso translates to ‘Red Hill.’ The shell image is from Etruscan pottery found in the area of Populonia.
The Monelli family owns Tenuta Poggio Rosso, a winery they revitalized in the area where their peasant ancestors lived. This region is expressed through the flavor of the sea, the minerality of the soil and the elegance obtained within the vineyards.
People Pairing Guide
Family/Friend Dinner Hosts
Enthusiasts who like hosting dinner parties as this wine would be the star if served with fruit based desserts or pungent cheeses like blue or stilton.
Seekers of Unique Wine
If you are into making wine cocktails this wine would be perfect base for a martini style beverage.
Dessert Wine Lovers
Fans of icewine, late harvest wines, and other dessert wines will find this a very unique experience.