Tintilia Lame del Sorbo Riserva 2015 DOC


Lame del Sorbo

Tintilia del Molise Rosso Riserva – 2015

Denominazione di Origine Controllata


The Tintilia grapes have been cultivated on “Lame del sorbo” vineyards area far the past 90 years at a typical altitude of 650 meters above the see level. A locai indigenous grape the Tintilia represents a true heritage from the 16th century far Molise unpolluted and untouched region of centrai ltaly. 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 fiorai notes.

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Fresh raspberry and red cherry on the nose, along with a slow-building spiciness. Vibrant and precise, offering brisk red berry flavors and a licorice quality that 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
Refinement  Stainless steel for 4 years followed by bottle refinement
Alcohol content  14% vol
Bottles produced 1750
PAIRING Slow-ripening cheeses, structured entrees, roast, venison.

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