Produced from Merlot grapes, Rosso del Carmine is matured in big French oak barrels and kept in the cellar for some months prior to being released. Organic farming guidelines were followed in producing this wine.

Produced from Merlot grapes, Rosso del Carmine is matured in big French oak barrels and kept in the cellar for some months prior to being released. Organic farming guidelines were followed in producing this wine.

Rosso del Carmine 2017

Tasting Notes

Bright purple red colour and a fruity, mineral bouquet. Medium-bodied, juicy and fresh.

Serving suggestion: Ideal with pasta al ragù and semi-aged cheeses.

Serving temperature: 14 - 16 degrees

Alcohol content: 13%

Vineyard

Grapes: Merlot 100%

Altitude: 270 metres a.s.l. South westerly facing exposure

Soil type: Calcareous soil, loam clay structure rich in alberese and quartz stones, and other rock fragments.

Yield per hectare: Less than 5 tonne (5000 kilograms) per hectare.

Training system: Twisting Guyot.

Vine density: 5000 vines per hectare / 2023 plants per acre

Vinification

Harvest: The grapes were hand-picked and bunch selected at the beginning of September.

Vinification: Fermentation on skins for 15 days in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature of between 25 and 28 degrees, it is matured for 12 months in 500-litre French oak barrels and then aged in bottle for some months before being released.

Annual production: 1000 bottles

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