Lame del Sorbo

Riesling Terre degli Osci 2022

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“Lame del Sorbo” vineyards are located at 600 meters above the sea level. The soil, the altitude, the temperature excursion are just some factors that gave use a hint VINICA might have just the ideal terroir for Riesling. The long refinement period in contact with the lees gives this wine great contrasts and character. Minerality and a touch of hydrocarbon provide the balance for the delicate citrus tones allowing for elegance and a territory expression of this unique grape variety.

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Brilliant straw yellow. On the nose the initially minerality give place to a delicate aromas of apricot, marzipan and honey. Citrus, herb and wildflower flavors flood the palate. Fresh with a light minerals and fruity finish.

ORIGIN The name of the wine has origin from a secular Sorbo tree that dominates on our vineyards situated on the Ripalimosani hill, named “Lame”.
Soil  Calcareous/Clay
Grape variety  Riesling 100%
Altitudide  600 m a.s.l
Esposure  North/West
Vineyard extention  0,63 Ha
Year of planting 2010
Density of planting  Low density, 3500 plants/ha, no irrigation system
Type of Farming  Guyot Growing System
Rootstock  SO4 CL 102 LU
Yield per hectare  3500 kg
Harvesting  Manual, second decade of September
Fermentation  Spontaneous without added yeasts in stainless steel tanks
Refinement  Stainless steel for 12 months followed by bottle refinement
Alcohol content  12% vol
Bottles produced 3612
PAIRING Perfect for appetizers, oysters, fish and vegetable dishes.

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