Morgia Lafesta Rosso Terre degli Osci – 2016 IGP

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“Morgia Lafesta” vineyards are located at 550 meters above the see level. Perfect sun exposure allows Aglianico and Tintilia grapes to mature ad they bath in constant sunshine. After being hand harvestd both grape varieties are vinified together inside stainless steel tanks. During maceration there is constant care to ensure that Aglianico tannins do not overpower the delicate Tintilia notes. The soil that nurtures the grapes has an intense red color and is rich in iron, clay and minerals. This tenacious red wine has a great structure graciously softened and balanced by the elegance of Tintilia.

Origin: The vineyard grow on the hill named "Pietra Lafesta", where is present a big rock.

Soil: Calcareous/Clay
Grape variety: Tintilia 50% - Aglianico 50%
Altitude: 575 m a.s.l.
Exposure: North/West and South/West
Vineyard extention: 4,8 Ha
Year of planting: 2012
Density of planting: Low density, 3500 plants/ha, no irrigation system
Type of Farming: Guyot Growing System
Yield per hectare: 6000 kg
Harvesting: Manual, first decade of September
Fermentation: Spontaneous without added yeasts in stainless steel tanks
Refinement: Stainless steel for 12 months followed by bottle refinement
Alcohol content: 13% vol
Bottles produced: 2890

Tasting notes: Intense ruby red. Plum, blueberry, liquorice and spices on the nose. Elegant, dense tannins with fresh acidity on the palate. Complex finish.

Pairing: Served with roast beef with red fruit sauce, grilled meat, truffled disched and mature cheese.

Serve temperature: 18-20° C