LIBRATO – ROSSO ORVIETANO DOC Altarocca
VARIETY OF GRAPES: Cabernet Franc, Canaiolo
VINEYARD: Plant spacing 2,70 x 0,90 m
Growing system: runner system
Average age of vines: 12 years
SOIL: Mainly volcanic, sedimentary, clayish. Altitude approx 300m.
HARVEST: Manual picking, from mid September up to mid October.
YIELD: Grapes: 70-80 q/ha – Wine: 50-55 hl/ha
VINIFICATION: Maceration with traditional method of grape skins in contact for 8-10 days. First extraction with replacement of 20% of the must and frequent pumping over up to the end of fermentation. Alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperature (max 24°C) with variety of aromatic selected yeasts.
MATURING: 2 months in bottles.
ORGANOLEPTIC FEATURES: A ruby red color and violet hues.
Intense and harmonious in the nose, rich with notes of red fruit and a vegetable scent.
In the mouth is full and balanced, with elegant notes of fruit and smooth tannins.
Best coupling with first courses based on meat, roast and grilled meat, cold cuts and medium aged cheese.
To be served at 14-16°C.