2012

ETTORE 2012
6 bottles

UNIT PRICE  24 euro

NERO DI TROIA IGP Puglia
Ettore, hero of the Trojan war with his strong, bold character, represents the true pride of our cask aged Nero di Troia.

VINE
Grape variety: 100% Nero di Troia
Vine age: 15 years
Training system: Guyot espalier
Planting density: 4000 plants per hectare
Average grape yield per hectare: 60 quintals (6000 kg) 

TERROIR
Production area: Troia (FG), Puglia
Altitude: 439 metres above sea-level
Soil characteristics: chalky, medium texture
Harvesting period: first ten days of October

VINIFICATION
Red wine vinification process with fermentation temperature controlled at 25° C, two weeks of maceration
Aged for 12 months in barrels (Treuil and Tonelerìa Nacional) before a further 12 months in the bottle
Alcohol content: 15,5% Vol.

Unfiltered wine, the possible presence of sediment should be considered natural and we recommend decanting before consumption.

CHARACTER
Vista: ruby red with intense garnet reflections at the rim
Aroma: intense and complex, jammy with clear vanilla spiced scents, black pepper and balsamic notes at the finish
Taste: dry, warm, soft, tannic, persistent and rounded off with toasty notes
Recommended with: game, roasted and braised meat, mature cheeses
Serving temperature: 16° – 18° C

144.00  750 ml

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