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Pietranera, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano docg

PIETRANERA


VINO NOBILE DI MONTEPULCIANO RISERVA D.O.C.G.

Production Area: Montepulciano
Vineyard: Pietranera
Mixed Grapes: 90% Prugnolo Gentile, 5% Colorino, 5% Mammolo
Terrain: clayey and slimy, with traces of limestone, quartz and a shallow substratum of tuff
Growing System: spurred cordon with grassy soil
Density: 3500 vines/hectare
Average output per hectare: 40 hectolitres
Altitude: 400 metres
Microclimate: mild with cold winters and hot summers, with showers concentrated in autumn and spring
Production Process: Manual harvest. Alcoholic fermentation with controlled temperature (less than 30° C) and the must resting on the skins prolonged for more than 20 days. Malolactic fermentation and refining in 500 lt oak barrels for a period of 15-18 months.
Organoleptic Properties:
Colour – intense ruby red;
Bouquet – ripe fruit, cherry with hints of vanilla and spices;
Taste – structured, round and balanced
Alcoholic Gradation: 13,5% VOL
Serving Temperature: 20,0°C
Pairings: roasted red meat, game and seasoned cheeses

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