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Re della Valle

Classification: I G T
Alcohol content: 13,50% vol.
Grape variety: Aleatic.
Production area: Piombino/Val di Cornia (LI)

Vineyard characteristics
Exposure: South
Planted area: ha. 1
Type of soil: White paste pebbles, mainly clayey and compact
Cultivation system: Spurred cordon.
Average production per plant: kg. 1 – kg 0,5 after withering .

Production technology
Harvest Time: End of September, after the withering on the vine.
Collection: Handmade selection in boxes.
Winemaking technique: Stemming and crushing, fermentation at controlled temperature in steel tanks thermo-conditioned for 15-20 days. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation at the end of alcoholic fermentation.
Aging in wood: In Allier oak barrels for 12 months, after the blend, in stainless steel tanks until bottling.
Bottle aging: 2 years.

Organoleptic characteristics
Color: Intense ruby with purple reflections.
Aroma: Complex, intense and persistent, characterized by hints of ripe cherry, blackberry, currant, spice and balsamic notes.
Taste: Harmonious, voluminous, consistent, with a strong body structure and a thick and silky tannins.
Serving suggestions: It is beautifully served with dark chocolate, pastries, pies, mature cheeses.