Pinot Noir "Caranto" IGT

 

PRODUCTION AREA
Grown on the flat and hilly (at 150-200 m. above sea level) areas of the North-Eastern regions of Italy.
Vineyards: 4,000/5,500 grapevines per hectare (average age: 10 - 15 years).
Average production: 1.5/2 kg per grapevine (80/90 q. per hectare).
Grape variety: Pinot Nero.
Growing technique: Sylvoz.
TECHNOLOGY
The grapes are harvested by hand in September and are de-stemmed and crushed. The crushed grapes undergo fermentation /maceration, which lasts 5/6 days at a temperature of 24/25° C; then the wine is drawn from the marc and undergoes alcoholic and malolactic fermentation. Then it is cleared and stabilised, and is allowed to age a couple of months after bottling.
ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS
Colour: ruby  but not very dark.
Bouquet: intense, pleasant, reminding of strawberry and raspberry.
Taste: harmonic, savoury, with body without excesses.
CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Alcohol content, % vol. 11.00 – 12.00
Sugars, g/l 8.00 – 9.00
Total acidity, g/l 4.50 - 5.50
SERVING TEMPERATURE
12 - 14° C.
PRESERVATION
Keep in a dry and cool place and far from light and heat sources.
AS INDICATED IN THE WINE LIST
“Caranto” Pinot Noir I.G.T.  - Astoria
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