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Uvarara

Uvarara

Provincia di Pavia IGT – Uva Rara

Grape variety:
Uva Rara (100%)

Production area:
foothills of Casteggio

Soil:
lime/clay

Vineyards orientation:
S-SW

Vineyards altitude:
140-200 m AMSL

Training system:
simple Guyot

Average age of the vines:
14 years

Vine density:
4.200 vines per hectare

Yield:
1,5-2 kg per vine

Harvest:
leaf thinning in July. The grapes are hand-harvested in 17 kg crates, carefully selecting the best ones.

Vinification:
destemming and gentle crushing of the grapes, followed by natural fermentation in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature always kept between 25 and 28 °C for about 10 days. Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel vats once the wine has been racked.

Ageing:
9 months in stainless steel vats and at least additional 6 months in bottle.

Sight:
bright ruby red colour.

Nose:
ample, with fruity notes of Marasca cherry and wild berries and spicy hints of black pepper.

Palate:
well-balanced and fruity, with good tannins and a signature spicy aftertaste.

Vintage:
2015

Date of harvest:
September 18th 2015

Date of bottling:
June 30th 2017

2015 production
6.568 bottles (0.75 l)

Analytical data:
– Alcohol: 14,3% vol
– Acidity: 5,2 g/l
– Residual sugar: 0,5 g/l
– Sulphites: 95 mg/l
– Dry extract: 29,8 g/l

First vintage:
1989