Appellation: Lacrima di Morro d’Alba D.O.C.
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: Mid September hand harvested in small crates;
Vinification: 10% whole-cluster fermentation with carbonic
maceration, 90% classic fermentation on skins in stainless steel
Ageing: 3 months in stainless steel vessels, 3 months in bottle.
Alchol: 13% vol.;
Total acid: 5,00;
Sugars: 2 g/l
Intense ruby red with violet reflections.
Aromas of rose, violets, geranium, myrtle and cinnamon.
Fresh and fruity on the palate, dry and velvety with balsamic notes,
medium body and good acidity, pleasantly tannic.
Serving temperature 18°C approx. with elaborated first courses, roasted
white meat, cold meat, grilled fish or fish soup.