Originally from Northern Italy, this grape is at once both rich and yet light with a natural acidity that makes it a perfect food wine with dense fruit notes to give it intrigue.
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Suggested aromas: This wine shows sweet cooking spices, red berry & deep florals. Supple tannings, integrated acidity & bright fruit finish.
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Fermentation: Moderate, seven-day fermentation
Time aging in oak: 14 months, French Oak
Finish Alcohol: 13.5%
Acid/pH: 3.65 pH
Production: 105 cases
Best time to drink: Drinking beautifully now, and will continue to through 8-10 years from the vintage date.
Elevation: 4,200 ft
Exposure: Flat, lots of exposure
Soil: Sandy loam
FOOD PAIRING: Try it with pork dishes, cured meats such as salami, grilled veggies and berry tart.
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