SOLESTA 2016 Rosso Piceno Superiore DOC Velenosi

14,37 €

SOLESTA '2016 Rosso Piceno Superiore DOC Velenosi

Not a few believe that Rosso Piceno Superiore is one of the most interesting DOC wines of Central Italy: certainly a wine to taste.

Type: still red wine

Denomination: Rosso Piceno DOC Superiore

Grapes: Montepulciano 70% Sangiovese 30%

Wine news: 1st year of production 2016
Production area: vineyards located in the municipalities of Offida, Ascoli Piceno and Castel di Lama.
Average altitude: 200-300 meters above sea level
Soil type: mainly clayey, mainly calcareous
Training system: Spurred cordon.
Plant density: 5,000 plants per hectare.
Yield per hectare: about 80 quintals of grapes.
Yield per vine: about 1.6 kg of grapes.

Harvest: Mid-October. Handmade in small boxes.

Vinification: after de-stemming, the grapes are conveyed into 100 HL fermenting vats that favor the perfect spraying of the cap during fermentation. This system ensures a greater and more uniform contact between must and skins, increasing the extraction of polyphenols. The maceration times can exceed four weeks, time invested to obtain the best results on the final product. After fermentation, the wine is placed in new barriques, where it remains in refinement for about 16 months.

Sensory examination
Ruby with garnet red highlights.
Smell: Intense and complex, expresses notes of red fruits in jam and broad spiciness.
Taste: The notes of currant, cherry, black cherry, tobacco, licorice, cinnamon and nutmeg. Its persistent taste, warm and full, makes it a decisive and harmonious wine at the same time.

Alcohol content: 14% vol.


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