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ambruco 12




Vintage: 2012

Grapes: Pallagrello nero 100%

Appellation: Igt Terre del Volturno

Vineyards: in Castel Campagnano, Vigna Monticelli, Age 30

Training: organic. No pesticides, no herbicides, wild grassing to increase the biodiversity. Leaf stripping and green pruning in the end of July, less thinning.

Harvest 2012: September 20. By hand, in 15 kg. small cases

Yield per hectar 2012: 40 q/ha, 29 hl/ha

Production 2012 : 3930 bottles

Alcohol : 13%

Ph : 3,80

Residual sugars: +/-2 gr/l.

Dry extract: 28,50 gr/l.

Acidity: 5 gr/l.

Malic acid: 0 gr/l.

Volatile acidity: 0,38 gr./l.

Sulphur dioxide: 70 mg/l.

Vinification: selection by hand, destemming and crushing, maceration and fermentation in stainless still at 77° F, malolactic fermentation in inox. In new (30%) and of first hand barriques (70%) for one year, refining 18 months in the bottle.

Tasting notes: strong, scrumptious, deep-ruby wine. Mild, balmy hints on the nose, soon after having perceived a succession of flavours ranging from berry fruit to chocolate, through green pepper.. In the mouth this wine is balanced, rich, with elegant, extremely well-balanced tannins. It shows a very long lasting finish, slowly fading in a spicy aroma with traces of blackberry and bilberry.