Terre del Crifo Nero di Troia Puglia IGP

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This intense red wine is made using grapes from one of the most robust and characteristic vineyards of the local area. It has an enveloping aroma of red fruit, and a soft yet spicy flavour, distinguishing itself through its fabulous tannic structure, perfectly balanced for richness and expression.

Classification: Nero di Troia Indicazione Geografica Protetta
Grapes: Nero di Troia single variety.
Production area: Ruvo di Puglia, calcareous hills of Murgia.
System: Cordon spur with a density of 4,000 vines per hectare.
Harvesting: Late October, early November.
Vinification: The grapes are immediately taken to the winery to undergo destemming and crushing. There is then a pre-fermentative maceration for 24-48 hours, after which the must is left to ferment in steel containers for 7-10 days at a controlled temperature. After racking, the wine undergoes malolactic fermentation before being bottled. It is ready to be sold after a few months of ageing in the bottle.
Organoleptic characteristics: Ruby red tending towards vermillion. Ripe fruits are at the fore, especially red and black cherries. Smooth tannin and freshness in the mouth give this wine a balanced character and it has a long, decidedly balsamic finish.
Food pairing: Bread dumplings in tomato sauce, flame-grilled meat, stuffed meat, dried meats, horsemeat stew, aged canestrato Pugliese cheese.
Serving temperature: 18 C°
Analytical data:ABV 13%
Residual sugar 14,00 g.l.
Total acidity 5,30 g.l.

Awards

Luca Maroni – 98 points

Concorso Douja D’Or – Point 87.8 points

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