GRANDANE

TYPE: RED – NOT FILTERED
CLASSIFICATION: IGP CALABRIA
VINE: Nerello Calabrese
SOIL: Clay and limestone
SURFACE AREA: 3 acres
VINEYARD ALTITUDE: 492 feet above sea level
VINE TRAINING SYSTEM: Spurred cordon
DENSITY: 2,025 per acre
PRODUCTION: 5,300 lbs per acre
HARVEST: 3rd week of September
VINIFICATION: It is executed through a strict manual selection of grapes, which are gently pressed and then left to macerate at a controlled temperature for at least 10 days. Separation of the grapes must take place by soft pressing, hence leading to the conclusion of the alcoholic fermentation, which is always carefully carried out under controlled temperatures in stainless steel vats.
FML: Fully carried out in stainless steel
AGING: about 10 months in stainless steel tanks and 12 months in bottles (From the 2015 vintage a small portion has been aged in barrique)
ALCOHOL: 14% vol
CHARACTERISTICS: It’s an intense ruby red color, with violet reflexes and a distinct scent of wild fruits, elegantly spiced. The taste is full, soft and balanced; it recalls all your olfactory senses. Perfectly accompanies both cured and fresh meats and it pairs well with seasoned cheeses.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 64-68° F (18-20° C)
PACKAGING: 6 bottles @ 75cl