Campania Indicazione Geografica Tipica (IGT)
Paternopoli (Av), Italy
Six hectares of Aglianico grapes, grown in rows in a vertical-shoot position, using spurred cordon. On clayey terrain with limestone deposits, with a density of 3,500 plants per hectare.
The harvest is done by hand from end October to early November.
Pre-fermentation maceration of the grapes maintaining a cold temperature for ca. 2 days, followed by fermentation.
The fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks, under a controlled temperature, for ca. 15-16 days.
In steel tanks for circa 12 months, after which it rests in the bottle for at least another 3 months.
Intense ruby red colour, offering a full and complex bouquet to the nose. Has intense fruity notes, with distinct hints of black cherry, blackberry and prunes, and a balanced level of tannins that confer a good aromatic persistence.
Ideal with roasted red meats structured main courses, game and aged cheeses.
To be served at circa 18-20°C.
Alcohol 13,50% Vol. Total acidity 6,60 gr/lt Dry residue 29,50 gr/lt
Bordolese-style conical bottle of 75cl. Carton of 6 bottles, pallet of 105 cartons.