Designation: Taurasi Riserva docg
Colour: Deep garnet red
Scent: persistent and ethereal, with hints of cinnamon, spices, ripe berries, jam.
Flavor: Warm and ethereal, with a remarkable structure and balance, it has got soft tannins that make the wine harmonious. At the aftertaste the scents of spices and berries with a very persistent scent are presented.
Reccomended combinations: Bushmeat, grilled red meats, seasoned cheese, excellent meditation or entertainment wine
Utilised grape varieties: 100% Aglianico
Vineyards location area: Montemiletto (AV)
Altitude: 600 meters above sea level
Soil type: Clay with scattered stones
Orientation and exposure of vineyards: South
Vine breeding system: guyot
Vines per hectar: 3500
Pest control: Integrated Agriculture Protocol
Yeld of grapes q.ls/ha: 60
Harvest time: first ten days of November
Red wine making: Elimination of the stems, inoculum of selected yeasts, maceration of about 12 days at temperatures not exceeding 26 ° C to promote the extraction of the colouring matter contained in the skins of the grapes with repeated punching and delestage. Separation of the grape seeds on the fifth day to maintain the soft tannins of the wine.
Malolactic fermentation: With selected bacteria inoculated concurrently with the beginning of alcoholic fermentation.
Ageing in steel: approx. 12 months with rest on yeasts
Aging in barrels: Macro-oxygenation in 550 liters Tonneaux for about 24 months, then micro-oxygenation in 225 liters Barrique for about 24 months
Maturation in bottle: Minimum 36 months before marketing
Wine life expectancy in bottle: minimum 10 years
Yield of grapes in wine: 65%
Total acidity (gr/lt): 5,8
Alcohol: 15,00% vol.