Oltrepò Pavese Pinot Nero vinificato in rosato DOC
(Pinot Noir vinified as a still rosé wine)
foothills of Casteggio
120-160 m AMSL
Average age of the vines:
5.000 vines per hectare
1-1,2 kg per vine
leaf thinning in July. The grapes are hand-harvested in 17 kg crates, carefully selecting the best ones.
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.
5 months in stainless steel vats.
pale rosé colour.
delicate and elegant, with floral notes of rose and fruity notes of pomegranate and tangerine.
crisp and fragrant. Very precise palate with a hint of salt in the aftertaste. A pleasant food-friendly wine.
Date of harvest:
August 26th 2019
Date of bottling:
February 19th 2020
6.460 bottles (0,75 l). Also available in magnum format (103 bottles).
Notes about the 2019 vintage:
regular vintage, with medium-high rainfall in May, quite hot summer and a few drought moments. Weather was fresh at harvest, especially at the end of it. All wines were graced with good aromatic qualities and a good level of aciditiy.
– alcohol: 12,15% vol
– acidity: 5,7 g/l
– residual sugar: < 1 g/l
– sulphites: 70 mg/l
– dry extract: 20,3 g/l