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Margherita

Oltrepò Pavese Pinot Nero vinificato in rosato DOC
(Pinot Noir vinified as a still rosé wine)

Grape variety:
Pinot Noir

Production area:
foothills of Casteggio

Soil:
lime/clay

Vineyards orientation:
NE-NW

Vineyards altitude:
120-160 m AMSL

Training system:
simple Guyot

Average age of the vines:
16 years

Vine density:
5.000 vines per hectare

Yield:
1-1,2 kg per vine

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

Vinification:
cold maceration (4 °C) for 24 hours followed by pressing and alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature (14 °C) for about 24 days. No malolactic fermentation.

Ageing:
4 months in stainless steel vats.

Sight:
pale rosé colour.

Nose:
delicate and elegant, with floral notes of rose and fruity notes of pomegranate and tangerine.

Palate:
crisp and fragrant. Very precise palate with a hint of salt in the aftertaste. A pleasant food-friendly wine.

Vintage:
2020

Date of harvest:
August 30th 2020

Date of bottling:
February 9th 2021

2020 production:
6.660 bottles (0,75 l)

Notes about the 2020 vintage:
quite hot vintage, but with enough rainfall to ensure a proper growing of the grapes. Quite early harvest with abundant production.

Analytical data:
– alcohol: 12,2% vol
– acidity: 5,9 g/l
– residual sugar: < 1 g/l
– sulphites: 80 mg/l
– dry extract: 19,8 g/l

First vintage:
2014