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Recanto – Red Wine IGP
CLASSIFICATION: Italia-Umbria IGT Assisi
WINE TYPE: red-dry-still
SOIL: quite hilly with good range of day/night temperature
GRAPES: MERLOT 50% – CABERNET SAUVIGNON 50%
TRAINING SYSTEM: spurred cordon
YEAR OF PLANTING: 2000
HARVEST: merlot first ten days of september – cabernet s. first week of october
VINIFICATION: bordolese way with separated harvests and red vinifications on-skin maceration 10-12 days for merlot, 20 days for cabernet, at 28°
AGEING: 12 months in little french oak and 6 months in bottle
ALCOHOL: 14,5% vol
Aging in French oak barrels for 10 months
The fine, compact texture makes it an almost impenetrable ruby red. The nose is grassy, with notes of plum jam and tones of balsam and brown spices.
In the mouth, elegant and warm, with the softness blending well with the ripe tannins. Food pairing: game cooked in wine, and blue cheeses.