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Cirò rosso classico Durì rosso classico riserva
Durì Cirò Rosso Classico superiore

Durì Cirò Rosso Classico superiore

 

Percentage of grapes: 100 % Gaglioppo

 

Vineyard: Cirò (Crotone district).

 

Surface area: 3 hectares.

 

Height: 200/250 mts a.s.l.

 

Exposure: south/south-east.

 

Growing system: espalier.

 

Year of implantation: 1987.

 

Soil: argillaceous, sandy.

 

Yeald per hectare: 70 quintals.

 

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

 

Vinification: After removing the stalks, the fermentation continues at a temperature of 25° C.  Then the grapes are softly pressed by horizontal presses.

 

Refinement: At the end of the alcoholic fermentation, the wine is racked and left in brick tanks for 12-16 months and then in barriques for 6-12 months.  After bottling, the wine refines for a month before being put up for sale.

 

Alcohol: 13,5%

 

Organoleptic characteristics: deep ruby-red, full and persistent fragrance. Well-balanced and harmonic flavour with an evident typical note of the Gaglioppo varietal.