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Lame del Sorbo
Tintilia del Molise Rosso – 2019
Denominazione di Origine Controllata
The Tintilia Grapes have been cultivated on “Lame del Sorbo” vineyards area for the past 90 years at typical altitude of 650 meters above sea level. A local indigenous grape the Tintilia represent a true heritage from the 16th century for Molise unpolluted and untouched region of central Italy. Grapes are small and rich in anthocyanin with medium soft tannins. After hand-picking, destamming and gentle pressing, the Tintilia grapes ferment and age in stainless steel tanks. This wine reveals freshness and elegance with a mix of spice and floral notes.
Fresch raspberry and red cherry on the nose, along with a slow-building spiciness. Vibrant and precise, offering brisk red flavors and a licorice quality the builds with air. Supple tannins and a touch of aromatic herbs at the finish.
|The name of the wine has origin from a secular Sorbo tree that dominates on our vineyards situated on the Ripalimosani hill, named “Lame”
|Tintilia 100 %
|600 m a.s.l.
|Year of planting
|Density of planting
|Low density, 3500 plants/ha, no irrigation system
|Type of Farming
|Guyot Growing System
|1103 P. CFC 60/30 VCR 119 LU
|Yield per hectare
|Manual, first decade of October
|Spontaneous without added yeasts in stainless steel tanks; maceration with the skin for 15 days
|Stainless steel for 48 months followed by bottle refinement
|slow-ripening cheeses, structured entrees, roast, venison.