Cirò DOC Rosso Classico Superiore Riserva 2010

SKU/Code: 
DB1071-10
Product Line: 
Red
Varietal: 
Gaglioppo
Country: 
Italy
Region: 
Calabria
'A Vita

100% Gaglioppo from the oldest vines of the estate, from the north-facing vineyard Muzzunetto, planted in 1967.  The grapes of the Riserva are harvested in the beginning of October.  Fermentation is spontaneous, with very long macerations (in 2010, around 40 days.  In 2013, around 70 days!).  The wine is then aged for a year in a combination of tank and 2000L oak botti, followed by further bottle aging. 3,000 bottles produced.