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PINOT NERO Veneto IGT

The soil of our Pinot Nero vineyards is of sedimentary origin, with a high limestone content. Vinification is carried out on the whole bunches, with punching down of the cap as in the Burgundian tradition.

Location: Euganea Hills, Arquà Petrarca (PD)
Average ages of vines: 18 years,
Exposure and altitude: South facing, 250 meters high
Soil: Limestone

Pruning technique: cordon spur
Planting density: 5000 vines /ha
Yield per hectare: 2.4 – 2.7 t/ha
Grape variety: 100% Pinot Nero
Vinification: fermentation with whole bunches
Aging: Second use French 500 lt oak barrel for 18 months, aging in bottles for at least 12 months
Employed yeasts: selected
Operations designed to stabilization of the product: none, loose filtration prior to bottling
Service: should be tasted at 16°
Serving suggestions: roasted or skewer of courtyard animals, perfect with game birds, medium aged cheese, dishes mushroom based
Average production: 5400 at 0.750 lt, 45 at 1,50 lt
Alcohol: 13.0°