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Cirò rosso classico Briseo Calabria Bianco
Briseo Calabria bianco

Briseo Calabria Bianco

 

Percentage of grapes: 65 % Chardonnay, 20 % Greco, 15 % Mantonico.

 

Vineyard: Cirò (Crotone district).

 

Surface area: 2,5 hectares.

 

Height: 60/100 mts a.s.l.

 

Exposure: south/south-east.

 

Growing system: espalier.

 

Year of implantation: 1987,1997.

 

Soil: argillaceous, sandy.           

 

Yeald per hectare: 70 quintals.

 

Harvest: third decade of August (Chardonnay); third decade of September (Greco and Mantonico). The grapes are selected and hand-picked.

 

Vinification: After removing the stalks, the grapes go through a process of criomaceration and soft pressing. The most is then injected with selected yeasts and the fermentation continues in barriques.

 

Refinement: At the end of the alcoholic fermentation, the wine is racked and left in stainless steel tanks for 2-3 months.  After bottling, the wine refines for a month before being put up for sale.

 

Alcohol: 12,5%

 

Organoleptic characteristics: straw-coloured yellow, bright, elegant and persistent bouquet with notes of tropical fruits. Dry, well structured and lovely balanced with an elaborate aftertaste.