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Production Area: MONTE MAGGIORE 

Denomination: IGP Terre del Volturno

Grape variety: Casavecchia 100% Hilly Area of Commons Formicola, at the foot of the mountains of Monte Maggiore in the province of Caserta – Campania - Italy

Agronomic characteristics of the land: Grapes from vineyards located both on land and on clayey soils of volcanic origin, with variable exposure from the south-east to south-west; average altitude of 300 m s.l.m;

Pruning: Guyot and traditional form of the area, said Garland;

Planting density: 4000 vines/ha;

Yield of grapes per hectare: 70 quintals;

Harvest: Manual in boxes of 20 kg plastic

Harvest Period: I - II week of October;

Vinification and sensory profile: The grapes are brought immediately to the winery and after destemming are transferred directly in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature for complete fermentation. After racking and a first transfer with elimination of the scum begins aging in large oak barrels that lasts 15 to 18 months and, after bottling, a refinement in the bottle for at least six months is foreseen.

The color is ruby red with purplish sheen. A nose can detect hints of ripe red fruit, berries, violet, vanilla and spicy notes. In the mouth it is possible to perceive an authoritative structure, with elegant and well developed tannins; excellent persistence and taste-olfactory;

Alcohol content: 13%
Serving Temperature: 18 -20°C

Il Verro, Casavecchia Terre del Volturno 'Montemaggiore' IGP, 2011

SKU: 11720_2011
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