Pinot Nero 2015

APPELLATION
Indicazione Geografica Tipica Venezia Giulia

VIGNIFICATION
After destemming the must with the skins is transferred into a stainless steel tank for starting the fermentation at a controlled temperature. After approximately 12-15 days skin contact, at the end of the alcoholic fermentation, the wine is ready to be aged for a long term (12-14 months) in stainless steel before the bottling.
Harvest: hand picking in small boxes
Grapes conditions: perfectly mature at the picking time
Picking Time: first week of September.
Grapes: this 100% Pinot Nero is a blend of different clones of Pinot Nero. Clones: LB18, M1. The blend of different clones allows to get a more complex wine.

TECHNICAL NOTES
Colour: Light red with purple reflections
Nose: intense, delicate and floral, red berries and dark chocolate, fragrant and persistent.
Taste: medium to light bodied, elegant, soft tannins. Very long finish. Liquorice and tobacco with notes of dark chocolate.

PAIRING
Ideal with roasted white meats and lamb, the Pinot Nero is the only one red that can be paired with fish (Octopus, grilled sea-bass).

TECHNICAL DATA

Vineyard surface:Ha 1,1
Pruning:Double guyot
Yield per hectare:16000 pounds
Row sizes:2,70 mt. per 1,1 mt.
Year of planting:1991
Acidity:
5,45 gr./Lt.
Sugar residual:0,35 gr./Lt.
Dry extract:28,20 gr./Lt.
Total sulfites:76 mg/Lt.
Free sulfites:27 mg/Lt.
Vol.:12,56 %

SOIL

Clay. Vineyard planted in a flat land, orientation north – south and sun exposure east-west.