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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.