Pignolo 2015

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Dry red wine from grapes of the same name. Deep ruby red colour. Dense and compact aromas, with fruity (cherry, black cherry, and blackberry) and spicy (liquorice, cocoa, tobacco) hints. Dense and creamy flavour, with tannins well-balanced by its excellent structure that softens with aging. Best served at 18/20 °.
Technical

Vine: Pignolo
Production area: Buttrio in Monte (180 m a.s.l.) 
Soil characteristics: Eocene hills, typically marly soil
Training system: Guyot – 8 buds
Yeld per hectare: 15 hl
Grape harvest: manual
Alcohol: 14.80% vol.
Total acidity: 5.67 gr./lt.
pH: 3.79
Malolactic fermentation: 100%
Overall production: 2,000 – 0.75 lt. bottles
Type: dry red
Colour: deep ruby red
Bouquet: dense and compact: initial notes of cherry, black cherry, and blackberry, with a spicy finish (liquorice, cocoa, tobacco)
Taste: dense and creamy, tannins well-balanced by the excellent structure, softened by aging
Serve with: red meat, game, mature cheese

Vinification system

Maceration at 28°-30°C to completion of alcoholic fermentation, soft pressing, 36-month aging in small oak barrels

Data sheet