PIEMONTE D.O.C. GRIGNOLINO

piemonte_grignolino

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    Producer: CARLINdePAOLO

    Production zone: Piedmont Region, Province of Asti and Cuneo

    Climate: Mediterranean, characterized by harsh winters with temperatures reaching -15°C, and hot and humid summers with temperatures reaching 35° C

    Soil: limy, clayey, sandy and calcareous

    Altitude: 180 – 340 meters above sea level

    Training system: traditional Piedmontese guyot with a vine density ranging from 4,000 to 4,500 vine stocks per hectare

    Grape variety: 100% Grignolino

    Production yield per hectare: 95 quintals

    Average age of the vines: 25-30 years

    Wine making: in steel tanks with controlled temperature ranging from 28°C to 30°C

    Maturation: in steel tanks for at least 4 months and then in bottle for at least 3 months

    Colour: ruby red more or less intense

    Aroma: quite intense and complex nose, with vinous and fruity notes reminiscent of grapes, plums and cherry

    Palate: dry, quite intense and soft, with an intense freshness, lively and tasty tannins. Good attack and balance with hardness prevailing due to its vivacious and lively tannins. Long and pleasant finish.

    Alcohol: 13%

    Total acidity: < 5.5   gr./l

    Sugar residue:  3-4  gr./l

    Dry extract: 27  gr./l

    Food matching: this is a very versatile wine, at cool temperatures it is perfect for aperitifs.  At room temperature pair with simple dishes like salami and medium-seasoned cheese

    Serving temperature: ranging widely from 6° C – 8°C to 18°C – 20°C

    Packaging: 12 bottles per box

    Notes: available also with screw cap or in bag –in-box