Appellation: Lacrima di Morro d’Alba D.O.C. Superiore
Production area: Morro d’Alba (AN) – ITALY
Soil: Mixed mostly clay
Exposition: South / South-East;
Altitude: 180 mt. a.s.l.
Training system: Guyot;
Vine density: 3.450 vines/hectare
Harvest: Late September hand harvested in small crates;
Vinification: Soft crushing, maceratin on the skins for 10-14 days,
fermented in stainless steel 18°.
Ageing: 12 months in small used french oak barrels, aged 6 months
Alchol: 13,5% vol.;
Total acid: 5,00;
Sugars: 2 g/l
Intense ruby red with violet reflections. Aromas of rose, blackberry,
pink pepper and juniper berries, with hints of oriental spices.
Nicely fruity and spicy on the palate, with smooth tannins, long velvety finish.
Serving temperature 18°C approx. with elaborated first courses, duck breast,
turkey, roasted meat, lamb, pork and rabbit.