Il Marzocco 2015 shows a pale, golden colour. It has an inviting bouquet of wild flowers, golden apple and candied lemon curd with delicate, underlying hints of freshly baked bread. It has a fragrant, round and well-balanced flavour with notes of acacia honey and sweet spices. The after taste is extremely long- lingering, releasing hints of lychees and tropical flowers.

This is the first vintage of Il Marzocco to be certified organic.

Technical sheet

Grapes 89% Chardonnay and 11% Grechetto

Both varieties were fermented by use of pied de cuve. The grapes underwent a brief maceration on the skins in an inert atmosphere before they were pressed.

Once the spontaneous alcohol fermentation had begun, the must was transferred into barriques. It aged for 6 months in French barriques and tonneaux with weekly batonnage.

Refinement in the bottle minimum 3 months
Alcohol 13,5%
Serving temperature 10°C - 50°F
Tech sheets

Check the origin of the grapes

La Selva:  Chardonnay

Read more about the wine making process

2015 was a truly great vintage. It was first and foremost about balance; balance between sun and rain, which in turn brought balanced growth in the vineyards, a balanced grape yield per plant, a beautiful harvest period and wines with a wonderful balance between power and elegance.

Read more about how we produced our signature Chardonnay here

If you are interested in reading more about the 2015 vintage here's our harvest report: http://




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