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Taurasi Riserva 2003

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Name: DOCG TAURASI RISERVA

Grapes: Native Aglianico 100%
Vineyard location:
Taurasi (AV)
Type of soil: Of medium texture, with strong presence of minerals, and in some areas calareo silty clay, rich in humus.
Rootstock:
Part on American vines, part ungrafted.
Exposure of vineyard:
South-West
Altimetry of the vineyard: 400-300 mt.
Type of growing:
Starseto e spalliera
Number of trees:
3000 tree stumps per hectare
Yield per hectare:
40-50 q.
Yield grapes/wine:
55-60%
Number of bottles produced: 2,000

Description
The grapes come from vineyards in part or pergola starseto Avellino, also on ungrafted, remained untouched by phylloxera, and in small part to plant in rows twenty years. The grapes has bunches of medium size with a square shape and spherical grains of very intense color, with pulp rich in minerals and sugars (23-25​​%), thin skin with high concentrations of anthocyanins and tannins.

Vintage
Warm and dry but with good temperature even during the summer.

Vinification
The grapes are harvested by hand, were immediately transported to the winery in boxes of 18 kg, pigiadiraspate and vinified using maceration temperature increasing from 5 to 28 ° C for about 12-18 days. It 's been done a long maceration on the skins for about 80-90 days. After the first racking and racking, the wine was stored in a lightly toasted oak barrels of 225 liters capacity. After about 24 months of aging has taken place the bottling without the use of filtration.

Tasting
Intense ruby red colored wine with garnet, consistent with little transparency. The nose is rich and lingering with hints of ripe red fruit, slightly marmellatosi with terzieri harmonious and pleasing scents, spices from the roasting. The taste is warm, with softened tannins present but from refining in wood and bottle, gives the wine freshness vitality despite his age, and ensures the longevity.

Combinations
It 's definitely a wine to foods rich in red meat, game, and winter dishes typical mountain cuisine. Its size is best combined with mature cheese, or enjoyed solo even without food. It should be served, decanted, for the possible presence of light deposits due to the absence of filtration and stabilization, at a temperature of 18-20 ° C.

Analitics data
Developed alcohol: 14,40%
Total acidity: 5,90% g/l
pH: 3,39%
Dry: 34,60 g/l

 

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