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Cirò Rosso Classico

Cirò Rosso Classico

 

Percentage of grapes: 100% Gaglioppo

 

Vineyard: Cirò (Crotone district)

 

Surface area: 4 hectares

 

Height: 100/150 mts a.s.l.

 

Exposure: south/south-east.

 

Growing system: espalier

 

Year of implantation: 1987, 1997

 

Soil: argillaceous, sandy

 

Yeald per hectare: 70/100 quintals

 

Harvest: first half of October. The grapes are selected and hand-picked.

 

Vinification: In thermoconditioned stainless steel, with soft pressing of the grapes and brief maceration until ultimated alcoholic fermentation.

 

Refinement: At the end of the alcoholic fermentation, the wine is racked and left in brick tanks at least 10-12 months for maturation. After bottling, the wine refines for a month before being put up for sale.

 

Alcohol: 13%

 

Organoleptic characteristics: Ruby-red colour, powerful and persistent fragrance. Well-balanced and harmonic flavour with an evident typical note of Gaglioppo.