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Terre degli Osci IGT Rosso – 2016 Box

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This vineyard is 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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TASTING NOTES

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 hill 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  4.8 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 5 years followed by bottle refinement
Alcohol content  13,5 % vol
Boxs produced 941
PAIRING Slow-ripening cheeses, structured entrees, roast, venison.
SERVE TEMPERATURE 18 – 20 °C