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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.