PIEMONTE D.O.C. ROSSO

piemonte_rosso

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    Producer: CARLINdePAOLO

    Production zone: Piedmont Region, Province of Asti

    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 vines per hectare

    Grape varieties: Barbera,  Dolcetto, Bonarda in variable percentage depending on the harvest

    Production yield per hectare: 130 quintals

    Average age of the vines: 20 – 30 years

    Vinification: temperature controlled steel tanks

    Colour: quite intense ruby red with soft garnet nuances

    Nose: fruity, fresh, with spicy notes making this wine serious and intriguing

    Taste: Round on the palate which enhances drinkability. In the mouth the wine is particularly soft and dry.  Red fruits such as cherry, blackberry and strawberry are prevailing, although also a floral note such as rose and violet is detectable

    Alcohol: 12.5%

    Total acidity: < 5.5   gr./l

    Sugar residue:  4  gr./l

    Dry extract: 27  gr./l

    Food pairing: this wine perfectly matches with all the simple dishes, such as fresh cheese, ham, salami, appetizer and Pizza

    Serving temperature: 18°C

    Packaging: 12 bottles per box