Lame del Sorbo

Tintilia del Molise Rosso – 2022

Denominazione di Origine Controllata

Box 5lt.


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 tha builds with air. Supple tannins and a touch of aromatic herbs at the finish.

ORIGIN This wine has origin from our Ripalimosani hill, named “Lame”, where a secular Sorbo tree domitates on our vineyards.
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
Refinement  Stainless steel for 24 months
Alcohol content  14,5 % vol
Boxs produced 1400
PAIRING Slow-ripening cheeses, structured entrees, roast, venison.