Niccolò V Riserva

Colli di Luni D.O.C.

GRAPES: Sangiovese, Merlot, Pollera Nera


DENOMINATION: Colli di Luni D.O.C. Rosso Riserva
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14%
GRAPES: Sangiovese, Merlot, Pollera Nera
LOCATION OF VINEYARDS: Ortonovo (SP)
Exposure and altitude: southeast; 100/150 metres above sea level
Type of terrain: stony, rich texture
Cultivation system: Guyot
Planting density: 4,500 plants per hectare
Average age of the vines in production: 40 years
Period and method of the harvest: middle/end of September; hand-picked in 20 kg crates
Type of fermentation tanks: Stainless steel
Vinification technique: 15 days of maceration, after racking, ageing for 14/18 months in barriques.
Temperature control system: automatic heating plant
Method and duration of the ageing: 18 months in barriques and an additional 6 months ageing in the bottle

ORGANOLEPTIC FEATURES:
Ruby red colour with purple nuances. The aroma is incredibly complex with hints of black pepper and cinnamon, musk, leather becoming tobacco, chocolate and red fruit jams. Energetic and vigorous on the palate, it is warm, encompassing and has great texture.

COMBINATIONS:
A wine with great personality that goes well with substantial dishes, such as grills, stews and spicy cheeses.

SERVING TEMPERATURE: 20/22° C
SERVING GLASS: Very large balon wine glasses that enhance the significant structure.

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