Marzocco shows a rich, golden colour. It has a complex bouquet of elderflower, peach and citrus aromas, spices and bread crust that develop extra depths in the glass. It has a full, luscious taste, with refreshing acidity and a long, elegant oak finish.

Technical sheet

Grapes Chardonnay
Ageing 5 months in French barriques
Refinement in the bottle minimum 2 months
Alcohol 13,5%
Serving temperature 10°C
Tech sheets

Chardonnay has become one of the main varieties grown in the Cortona appellation. We pick the grapes for Il Marzocco only from the Pian dell'Oca vineyard of old, bush trained Chardonnay vines, which give all their varietal character to the wine, where fragrance and elegance gain in harmony and depth through the brief ageing in oak."

Alessio Gorini, agronomist




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