Merlot
May 19, 2015
Grappa di Pignoletto
May 19, 2015

Vecchio Riosto

8.00

Name:
old Riosto
Errors
Screw Fantini

TASTING NOTES:
Color: brilliant ruby red with purple highlights
Perfume: delicate, fruity with hints of cherry, wild strawberry, kiss, violet and pink
Taste: balanced, fruity with good persistence, slightly tannic
Vol: 11.0%
Serving suggestions: wine to drink throughout the meal reminiscent of the wines once

Category:
Description

Denomination: Vecchio Riosto
Grape: Centenaria del Fantini

Vineyard Characteristics:
Area: 0,66 hectares (divided in 3 locations with 4 types of portainnesto: Franca di Piede 35 crops, SO4 100 crops, K5BB 300 crops, 420° 325 crops)
Altitude: 300 mt. a. s. l.
Exposure : South
Plant Density: 3.333 grapes/ha
Soil Composition: Pliocene Sand 50%, Silt 28%, clay 22%
Growing System: Espalier with double Guyot

Vinification and Aging:
Yield: 8.000 kg per hectare
Harvest Time: middle of September
Harvest: by hand in cases (17 kg)
Fermentation: 12 days in steel vats (max 25° C)
Aging: in steel vats

Organoleptic References:
Colour: intensive ruby red with violet reflexes
Fragrance: delicate, with intensive bouquet of marasca cherry, strawberry, walnut, violet and rose
Taste: harmonic, young but at the same time persistant with few tannins
Alcohol: 12,0%
Gastronomy: all type of dishes, reminds you of wines from former times

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