When aged on its own it surprised us with its rewarding and pleasent character, so we decided to keep it apart, “da Solo”.
Type of wine:
Position of the vineyards:
In the Commune of Cassine (Alessandria province). Altitude: 200 mt a.s.l., south facing exposure.
A traditional vinification and maceration with regular pumpings over. Maceration lasts about 14 days followed by malolactic fermentation in the tank.
To be drunk with:
Ideal with any pasta dish, surprising with rabbit and lamb.
Colour: deep ruby red with violet hues
Bouquet: generous, with red fruit cherry and plum notes combined with some sweet spice character
Taste: soft and full in the mouth demonstrating good structure and fine tannins
Technical data for the 2006 vintage:
Alcohol: 14,5% alc./vol.
Total acidity: 5,50 g/l in tartaric acid
Ageing: 30 months in French barriques (Allier oak) followed by 22 months in the bottle
Estimated life: 15 years
From: Marchesi di Gresy
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