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Vite Rossa IGT Veneto


Grape varieties:
50% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, variable depending on the year.
Production area and location:
Vineyards of Campo di Pietra, Piave river basin, to the south east of Treviso.
Hand picked into crates. At different times depending on the variety and the vineyard. Generally from the end of September to the beginning of October.
Destemming and pressing of grapes. Maceration in wooden vats for 16-20 days with daily delestage. When devatted the wine stays in wooden vats for the period of malolactic fermentation and is subsequently placed in barriques.
Ripening and aging:In oak barriques for 12-15 months, where the different varieties are mixed. Bottling and aging for over a year before being released to market.
Sensory characteristics:
Intense red in colour, tending towards pomegranate with age. The fragrance is full with notes of red berries, raspberry and blackberry. The aging lends an additional ethereal bouquet of cocoa, coffee and liquorice. The taste is balanced with elegant, unaggressive tannins.
Food pairing:
Thanks to its good balance it is ideal with game, roast pig and mature cheeses.
Serve at 16-18°C in wide-bowled glasses.
Alcohol by volume:
14,00% vol.
Total acidity:
5,3 g/l
Total dry extract:
28,9 g/l
76 mg/l