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Red wine from sustainable farming
Imola (BO) - Romagna - Italy
Merlot,Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
Medium clear ruby red colour
Jam, red fruit, berrei, currant, tobacco and black pepper.
Good structure and balance , well gauged ripe tannins, sweet fruity finish
DECANTER WINE WORLD AWARD 2012
medaglia di bronzo
MERANO WINE FESTIVAL 2012-2013
VINO DEL TRIBUNO
attestato di Gran Merito 2012-2014-2016-2017
GUIDA AIS EMILIA ROMAGNA DA BERE
2017-2018 6 Acini con menzione di eccellenza
|Denomination||Colli d’Imola Rosso Riserva Dop|
|Grape variety||50% Merlot 40% Cabernet Franc 10% Petit Verdot|
|Training system||Spurred cordon|
|Yeld per hectare||65 quintals|
|Annual production||13200 bottles|
|Alcohol content||14% VOL|
|Total acidity||6,03 g/l|
|Sugar residue||1,2 g/l|
|Service temperature||Optimal at 18°C|
Dracone is a solid red wine produced by the manual harvest of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot grapes, which are usually performed through the month of september.
The grapes, under the organic certification scheme, are exclusively grown into the vineyards of the property “Palazzona di Maggio” in San Pietro di Ozzano into the Doc Colli di Imola zone Dracone is suitable for a long aging in bottle for 8 and up to10 year
The Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot vineyards of “Palazzona di Maggio” were planted in 2003, 2004 and 2005 with a density of 5,500 plants per hectare.
The surface is about 7 hectares and the land formed by sand, silt and alluvial clays.
The grapes comes from podere Farnè, Poggio and Quercia from 80 to 170 meters above sea level.
The favorable microclimate with a high thermal excursion and excellent ventilation even in summer, allows us to obtain high quality grapes and complex wine with good acidity and freshness.
Dracone is vinified a temperature-controlled fermentation with frequent pumping over and a subsequent post-fermentation long skin maceration.
The maturation takes place for at least 18 months, part into stainless steel tanks and a about 25% quote into tonneaux oak barrels (500 Lt).
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