Color: ruby red Nose: intense fruity bouquet Taste: a pleasant well-balanced wine that is easy to drink
Wine Maker Notes
Production area: canelli and neighbouring villages - located 650 - 800 ft. above sea level, with varied exposure and a marly calcareous soil composition
Vineyard characteristics: acres planted in 1960-1980 with a density of 1,800 vines per acre. The vines are planted in the Guyot method and yield 3.5 tons per acre.
Type of Press: Method of extraction: maceration with skin contact with multiple pumpoversLength of Maceration: 8 daysFermented in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 82 degrees for days.Malolactic fermentation is totally carried outAging Container: Type: in large French oak casks The wine is aged for 6-8 months followed by an additional several months in bottle prior to release from the winery.
Analytical DataTotal Acidity: 6.00 gram(s) per literpH: 3.54Dry Extract: 31.1 gram(s) per literAlcohol Content: 12.5 % alc. by volumeResidual Sugars: 0 gram(s) per liter
Serve with: appetizers, an assortment of pastas or light meat dishes, perfect for quick meals. Serving Temperature: 16°/18° C