Cesanese del Piglio D.O.C.G.
A DOCG intense ruby red colors with violet highlights, intense persistent aromas of prune and ripe cherries with a pleasing undertone of spice. A wine with good body which pairs excellently with red meat dishes, roast meats, and age cheeses.
TYPE OF GRAPE : cesanese d’Affile
The vineyards face Southwest, Velobra is the name of the vineyard at an altitude of 400m And was planted in 1962.
The production 100 ql/ hectare
The harvesting of the grapes is done manually.
The wine making starts with the maceration of the grape juice and skins for 7 days at a controlled temperature below 30°with selected yeasts. Then it is pressed and separated and fermented slowly for 20days. Matured in steel barrels and then bottled
Characteristics of the wine
Colour: ruby red with garnet reflexes
Aroma: characteristically delicate
Taste: very dry with a bitter aftertaste
Food match: ideal with red meat , mushrooms and cheese
Serving temperature : 16° to 18°C