Lame del Sorbo

Tintilia del Molise Rosso – 2019

Denominazione di Origine Controllata

Organic wine


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.

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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.

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  Tintilia 100 %
Altitude  600 m a.s.l.
Exposure  West
Vineyard extention  11 Ha
Year of planting 2009
Density of planting  Low density, 3500 plants/ha, no irrigation system
Type of Farming  Guyot Growing System
Rootstock  1103 P. CFC 60/30 VCR 119 LU
Yield per hectare  6000 kg
Harvesting  Manual, first decade of October
Fermentation  Spontaneous without added yeasts in stainless steel tanks; maceration with the skin for 15 days
Refinement  Stainless steel for 48 months followed by bottle refinement
Alcohol content  13,5% vol
Bottles produced 6918
PAIRING slow-ripening cheeses, structured entrees, roast, venison.

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