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Taurasi Riserva

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Name: TAURASI RISERVA DOCG

Soil and Growing
Vineyard location: Taurasi (AV)
Grapes: Taurasi Aglianico 100%
Yield per hectare: 30-40 q.
Yield grapes/wine: 65%
Altimetry a.s.l.: about 350/400  m.
Type of soil: volcanic-clayey.
Numbers of plants: 3500 tree stumps per hectare.
Vines age: 30-70
Type of growing: small cru with spurred cordon implant, “starseto” implant.
Harvest time: November

Wine production
Fermentation: a very long  maceration in steel ( about 4 months)
Refinement: 24 months in tonneaux, 6 months in steel and then 18 months in bottles.
Bottling: no stabilizing procedure and no filtration.

Chemical-physical properties
Alcoholic content: 14,5% vol.

Organoleptic features
Colour: very dark garnet.
Bouquet: a wide, elegant aromatic range, with mixed tastes of graphite, coffee and tobacco.
Taste: strong, rich in tannin, round, tasty and closed by a long, dry and thin ending.

Modality of service
Serving temperature: 18°C.
Courses: mushroom- based dishes, red meat, game and ripe cheese.

 

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