|China Wine & Spirits Awards SILVER MEDAL|
Decanter World Wine Awards BRONZE MEDAL
Name: Nr. 3 Opera Vinum Italicum
Region: Veneto, Puglia, Sicilia
Appellation: v.d.t. (vino da tavola)
Grapes: Corvina Veronese 40%, Primitivo di Manduria 30%, Nero d’Avola di Sicilia 30%.
Vineyards: Owned selected vineyards (Tenuta Valleselle, Veneto e Tenuta Feudo Santa Croce, Puglia) and in co-operation with Vignali Roccamora, Sicilia. Hand selected grapes in October
Harvest: Best hand-selected grapes.
Vinification: Grapes are slightly dried then vinification is the traditional one for red wines: the must remains in contact with the skins for 8/15 days. It then goes into stainless steel tanks, where it completes its fermentation at controlled temperatures of 22°-26° C.
Alcohol 15% vol.
Total acidity 5,60 g/l
Residual reducing sugars 6,2 g/l
Total dry extract 33,4 g/l
Colour: Deep, quite impenetrable red colour.
Bouquet: Red berry fruits with an intensive spice.
Flavour: Powerful and mellow.
Cellars Maturation: Maturation in Slavonia oak casks 5, 10, 20 hl for 18/24 months.
Perfect with meats, roast and grilled, pot roast and important ripe cheese. Serving temperature 18/20°C in large glass; uncork a few hours before drinking.