Morgia Lafesta 2016 IGT


Morgia Lafesta

Rosso Terre degli Osci – 2016

Indicazione Geografica Tipica


“Morgia Lafesta” vineyards are located at 550 meters above the see level. Perfect sun exposure allows Aglianico and Tintilia grapes to mature ad they bath in constant sunshine. After being hand harvestd both grape varieties are vinified together inside stainless steel tanks. During maceration there is constant care to ensure that Aglianico tannins do not overpower the delicate Tintilia notes. The soil that nurtures the grapes has an intense red color and is rich in iron, clay and minerals. This tenacious red wine has a great structure graciously softened and balanced by the elegance of Tintilia.

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Intense ruby red. Plum, blueberry, liquorice and spices on the nose. Elegant, dense tannins with fresh acidity on the palate. Complex finish.

ORIGIN the vineyard grow on the named “Pietra Lafesta”, where is present a big rock.
Soil  Calcareous/Clay
Grape variety  Tintilia 50% – Aglianico 50%
Altitude  575 m a.s.l.
Exposure  North/West and South/West
Vineyard extention  4,80 Ha
Year of planting 2012
Density of planting  Low density, 3500 plants/ha, no irrigation system
Type of Farming  Guyot Growing System
Rootstock  1103 P. VCR 107 LU – 161,49 ISV 2 LU
Yield per hectare  6000 kg
Harvesting  Manual, first decade of September
Fermentation  Spontaneous without added yeasts in stainless steel tanks
Refinement  Stainless steel for 12 months followed by bottle refinement
Alcohol content  13% vol
Bottles produced 2890
PAIRING Served with roast beef with red fruit sauce, grilled meat, truffled disched and mature cheese.

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