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Anamari

Oltrepò Pavese Rosso Riserva DOC

Grape varieties:
Croatina, Barbera, Uva Rara and Vespolina

Production area:
foothills of Casteggio, in a single historical vineyard adjacent to the estate where we have chosen to keep the four traditional indigenous grapes.

Soil:
lime/clay.

Vineyard orientation:
SE

Vineyard altitude:
160 m AMSL

Training system:
simple Guyot; bilateral Guyot on some vines

Average age of the vines:
45 years

Vine density:
3.600 vines per hectare

Yield:
0,8-1 kg per vine

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

Vinification:
destemming and gentle crushing of the grapes. Natural fermentation in an upright oak vat at a controlled temperature. 26-day maceration using the delestage techinque. During this time, the wine is punched down and pumped over several times. Malolactic fermentation in 650 l oak barrels.

Ageing:
10 months in 650 l oak barrels, 6 months in stainless-steel vats before bottling and additional 6 months in bottle.

Sight:
bright ruby red colour.

Nose:
very elegant, with notes of dog rose, red and black fruits, black pepper and balsamic overtones.

Palate:
fruity, fresh and well-balanced. Very pleasant with a long finish.

Ageing potential:
over 20 years

Vintage:
2018

Date of harvest:
September 26th 2018

Date of bottling:
November 13th 2020

2018 production:
3,186 bottles (0.75 l). Also available in magnum format (50 bottles).

Notes about the 2018 vintage:
warm vintage, with moderate rainfall during the growing season. A year of abundant production with an excellent ripening of the grapes.

Analytical data:
– alcohol: 13,29 % vol
– acidity: 6 g/l
– pH: 3,36 g/l
– residual sugar: < 0,5 g/l
– total sulphites: 90 mg/l
– free sulphites: 30 mg/l
– dry extract: 27,1 g/l

First vintage:
2017

Slow Wine 2022: Top Wine – Vino Slow award (vintage 2018)

Guida essenziale ai vini d’Italia by Daniele Cernilli 2020: 90/100 (vintage 2017)