Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo Dop Colle Cavalieri

Colle Cavalieri Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo Dop


A medium-bodied Cerasuolo with a velvety finish,
with characteristic hints of cherry and flowers.
Pairs well with many dishes:
from meat to fish, to soft or medium-aged cheeses.


Tipe
Rosé Wine


Soil and method of cultivation
Area and Location of vineyards:  Tollo, Canosa Sannita, Ortona
Type of grapes:  Montepulciano 100%
Altitude (above sea level)  : 130 metri
Soil type: medium textured soil, mostly clayey
Exposition to sun: east, south-east
Age of vines: 10/15 years
Density of cultivation vines/hectare: 1.600
Yield of product per hectare: 130 q
Method of cultivation: canopy
Harvest period: early October


Vinification
Vinification: Soft pressing, must clarification and fermentation under controlled temperatures
Temperature of fermentation: 18°C
Malolactic Fermentation: no
Ageing: 4 months in stainless steel tanks


Physical and chemical characteristics
Alcohol degree: 12,5% vol
Total dry extract: 24 gr/l
Total acidity: 5,5
Ph: 3,3
Residual sugar: 3 gr/l


Description
Colour: bright, vivid pink with purple hues
Fragrance: intensely fruity with noticeable cherry and floral notes
Taste: medium-bodied, soft, and flavoursome with a velvety finish


Serving suggestions
Temperature: 10°C

Data Sheet

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