Sizzano (province of Novara), Northern Piedmont, Italy.
Colour: deep ruby red with purple reflections.
Nose: vinous and floral with hints of violet, rose and small red fruits, balanced by the typical balsamic suggestions of this grape along with notes of black pepper and graphite.
Palate: promptly soft and balanced, supported by a good acidity and flavour. The tannic finish is clear, pleasant, fine and persistent.
Pair with: perfect with Piedmontese salami and hors d’oeuvres, rich and tasty pasta and rice-based main courses and grilled meats alike.
Serving temperature: 18°-20°C.
Varietal: Vespolina 100% (indigenous varietal)
Vines age: 20 - 25 years
Planting density per acre: 2,400 vines
Yield per acre: 3,200 Kg
Harvest: second fortnight of September
Vinification method: from 7 to 10-day natural fermentation of must in temperature-controlled stainless steel vessels.
Ageing: 12 months in stainless steel vessels.
Refining: several months in bottle.
Azienda Agricola Vitivinicola IOPPA F.lli Gianpiero e Giorgio - Società Agricola Semplice
via Delle Pallotte 10 – 28078 Romagnano Sesia (No) - Italy
P. Iva : 00892170036
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