Rosso Orvietano DOC 2012 - "Elicius"

Rosso Orvietano DOC 2012 - "Elicius"

Food pairings
Cow
Type
Red
Vintage
2019
Country
Italy
Region
Umbria
Grape variety
95% Tempranillo, 5% other varieties (Cabernet Sauvignon, Garnacha Tintorera y Garnacha)
Price/bottle:
CHF29.00
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Total price: CHF174.00
100 Points
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Volume: 0.75L

Alcohol content: 13.5% vol

Tasting notes:
Dark garnet red colour. Enjoyable toasted aromas. Intense fruity aromas of plum and cherry. Balanced tannins. Elegant and strong personality

Suggested food pairings:
Roasted meat, game, cheeses

Temperature of service:
18-20°C

Location of the vineyards:
Montegiove (Umbria region), 450-500 meters above the sea level

Farming system:
Cordon spur

Planting density:
4.200 plants per hectare (Sagrantino), 2.900 plants per hectare (Montepulciano)

Vinification process:
Each vineyard and variety is vinified separately.Destemming and crushing followed by a 6 days fermentation at controlled temperature (28°C) in stainless steel tanks. The maceration lasts 10 days for the Montepulciano and 18 days for the Sagrantino. Both varieties undergo a natural malolactic fermentationin stainless steel vats

Aging:
18 months in medium toasted French tonneaux + 18 months of refinement in the bottle


Aging resistance:
20 years

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