KRIO

TYPE:  RED – CHILLED
CLASSIFICATION: IGP CALABRIA
VINE:  Nerello Calabrese and Merlot
SOIL:  Clay and limestone
SURFACE AREA:  8,65 acres       `          
VINEYARD ALTITUDE:  492 feet above sea level
VINE TRAINING SYSTEM:  Spurred cordon
DENSITY:  2,025 vines per acre
PRODUCTION:  7,150 lbs per acre.
HARVEST:  Mid-September                                                                                    
VINIFICATION: Following a rigorously manual harvest, then an even more scrutinized selection of grapes, they are gently squeezed and then vinified according to the latest technology, proceeding to a prolong pre-fermentation of Cryo-maceration in a protected atmosphere; subsequently, separation from the must takes place by soft pressing, followed by the cleaning of the must and the start of the alcoholic fermentation process conducted at a controlled temperature.                                                                                    
FML:  Stainless steel turning                                                                                     
AGEING: About 4 months in stainless steel tanks and 2 months in bottles.
ALCOHOL: 13% vol                                                                      
CHARACTERISTICS: From the Cryo-maceration of Nerello and Merlot grapes from our vineyards, this wine is born with a ruby red color, with slight purple reflections and intense scents of red fruits. The lively fruity and particular soft flavor makes this wine unique, it could be served chilled as an aperitif or in combination with fish, sushi or pizza dishes.
SERVING TEMPERATURE:  54-64° F   (12-18° C)                                     
PACKAGING:  6 bottles @ 75cl