Monferrato Rosso

Controlled Designation of Origin

Denomination: Monferrato Rosso doc
Grape: 100% Merlot
Place of production: Fraz. Annunziata, Castagnole Lanze (Asti) Italy
Harvest: End of September
Yield: 5000 kg per hectare
Vinification:
The grapes are harvested manually in the vineyard and are lled with care in cassettes for the transportation to
the winery, pressed and then fermented at a controlled temperature with a maceration of approximately 8-10 days. After drawing o wine, it is put in little wooden barrels to age for 24 months. The wine that is obtained is then aged further for about 6 months in a stainless steel vats to then, nally be bottled. The bottles after resting for approximately 6 months in the cellar at a temperature of 18° C to complete the ageing are then ready to be sold.

Bottles produced: Approximately 600
Alcohol: 14,50% abv
Service Temperature: 18° C.
Sensorial profile:
Color: intense ruby red ,compact, almost impenetrable
Nose: big and complex with hints of soft fruits and jam, liquorice and leather over balsamic notes with menthol undertones and weak vegetables hues (peppers).
Taste: adry, persistent, strong with hot, round tannic notes and that unite with its sapidity, that gives a long and soft finish.
Food coupling:
n important wine indicated for main courses of red meat or game. Excellent partner for an after dinner with friends.

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