red wine – Calabria P.G.I. produced with Magliocco and Greco Nero
Full-bodied red wine with fruity aromas, reminiscent of strawberry tree and pomegranate.
Colour: Intense ruby red
Bouquet: noble, with aromas of strawberry tree and hints of fruit
Taste: pleasant, on the palate the olfactory aromas return with greater complexity
Serve at a temperature of 18 ° / 20 °. Recommended glass: Fine glass, very large and transparent, long-stemmed
Food matches: Traditional Calabrian cold cuts, pasta dishes with sauce, excellent with roasts and game
Alcoholic strength: 13.5 Volatile acidity: 0.44 Total sulphur dioxide: 48
WINE SELF-CERTIFICATION FORM
Soil: Medium-textured clay mixed with marly rocks.
Exposure of the rows: South
Altitude: 350-400 m
Grape variety (s): Guarnaccia Nera
Rootstock (s): different for 1103 new plants
Training system: Sapling and spurred cordon
Average age of vines: 10 and over 80 years
Plant density (plants / ha): 3300 -5000
Production per hectare: 30 quintals
Treatments: sulphur and copper
Fertilizers: green manure
Harvest start date: early October
Harvest method: manual
Use of grapes purchased from third parties: no
Harvest: manual when perfectly ripe (beginning of October)
Destemming and crushing mode: classic
Pressing method: hydraulic lever press
Vinifiers: stainless steel
Maceration: 4-5 days
Potassium metabisulphite: 5 g per quintal of grapes
Use of selected yeasts: no
Stabilization methodology: cold
Filters: cartridge filter
Cask aging: yes (six months)
Possible refinement in the bottle: yes
Possible correction: no
Use of concentrator: no
Grape / wine yield: average 60-65%
Type of bottle: 75 cl Bordeaux bottle.
red wine – Calabria P.G.I. Produced with Guarnaccia (sweet Magliocco) and Greco Nero
In the local dialect of Verbicaro, the word catuv (from the Greek χατα) is the place where the wine is stored and tasted. A full-bodied red with aromas of berries, pomegranate and red fruit. A perfect complement for first courses, game and herb cheeses.
The vineyards are on medium-textured clay soil sometimes mixed with marly rocks.
Yield per hectare: 30 quintals.
Alcohol content: 13.5%