Merula Rosa IGP Salento Red

Grapes: montepulciano 100%
Production zone: Carovigno – Puglia (upper area of Salento)
Surface of the vineyard: 70 m above sea level
Type of soil: tufaceous-calcareous
Training system: spur cordon
Density of vines: 4000 per Ha
Production per hectare: 8000 Kg
Yield of grapes into wine: 70%
Average age of vines: 8 years
Harvest time: first decade of September

Alcoholic: 12 % V/V
Total acidity: 6 g/l
pH: 3.25

After the handmade harvest, the grapes are processed, followed by a maceration at a temperature of 10 ° C for 6-7 hours, with a subsequent extraction of juice (up to 40%). After decanting, the alcoholic fermentation is conducted in temperature controlled stainless steel. Following aging on lees for 3 months.

Bright cherry-red. Nose characterized by typical tones of black currant and cherry with hints of final plant.
Mouth whipped by pleasant freshness and flavor, with fruity aftertaste persistence.
Pairings: entire meal with drink fresh and satisfying. It goes well with any dish of Mediterranean cuisine. Excellent as an aperitif.


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