RED IGT VENETO
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc
Acidity: < 5,5 g/l Residual sugars: < 1 g/l
Medium-textured clay with caranto (calcareous substrate). Roncade, Teson and Pantiera vineyards
Guyot e cordone speronato Densità: > 5,000 ceppi/ha; resa: < 60 q.li/ha
Second half of September and first half of October
Destemming-crushing; alcoholic fermentation with maceration on the skins for at least 12 days with various repassings and delestage. Malolactic fermentation before ageing in wood.
In French oak barriques and tonneaux of first and second passage for 18 to 24 months, assembled in 18 hl barrels. Further ageing in the bottle for a few months
Ruby red tending to garnet
Intense, ethereal, slightly oaky, it offers ripe fruit complemented by hints of spice. Tertiary aromas of vanilla, pipe tobacco, liquorice, cocoa, leather.
Dry, savoury, warm, rich in tannins that have been softened by ageing in barriques and tonneaux; remarkably persistent with a plum and cherry aftertaste
Important red meat dishes and roasts. Becomes a meditation wine with ageing.
6 – 8 °C