Rosato IGT Calabria 2016

SKU/Code: 
DB1155-16
Product Line: 
Rosé
Varietal: 
Gaglioppo
Country: 
Italy
Region: 
Calabria
Farming Type: 
Organic
'A Vita

100% Gaglioppo from massale selection. This parcel- Vigna Fego- has clay/marl soils, and is very close to the ocean; farmed organically, with cover crops and wild herbs. The average age of the vines is 9 years, and the site is planted with 5,500 vines per hectare. The fruit is harvested manually at the end of September.

After crushing and destemming, the grapes macerate for 12 hours in stainless steel without temperature control, after which they are not pressed, but drained by gravity. 
Fermentation with native yeast, and no temperature control; 100% malolactic. Aged 3 months in stainless steel. 3.400 bottles produced.