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Denomination: IGP Terre del Volturno

Grape variety: Pallagrello Nero 100%

Production Area: 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 scum large, it waits for the completion of malolactic fermentation in steel, then another racking is done. Thus began a refinement in steel tanks which lasts until April-May.

The color is dark red. A nose can detect hints of fresh fruit, almond, broom flowers and purple. In the mouth it has an excellent flavor and a fairly soft tannins;

Alcohol content: 12%
Serving Temperature: 18-20°C

Il Verro, Pallagrello Nero Terre del Volturno IGP, 2016

SKU: 11710_2016
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