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Dracone – Colli d’Imola Rosso DOP

16.00

Format

75cl Bottle

Type of wine

Red wine from sustainable farming

Production area

Imola (BO) - Romagna - Italy

Grape variety

Merlot,Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot

Appearance

Medium clear ruby red colour

Nose

Jam, red fruit, berrei, currant, tobacco and black pepper.

Palate

Good structure and balance , well gauged ripe tannins, sweet fruity finish

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Data Sheet


Name completeDracone
Denomination Colli d’Imola Rosso Riserva Dop
Vintage2015
Grape variety50% Merlot 40% Cabernet Franc 10% Petit Verdot
Density plant5500/ha
Training systemSpurred cordon
Yeld per hectare65 quintals
Annual production13200 bottles
Alcohol content 14% VOL
Total acidity 6,03 g/l
Sugar residue1,2 g/l
Service temperatureOptimal at 18°C
Description


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

Land and Vineyard Characteristics


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.

Winemaking Process


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).

Food Pairing


Dracone is perfect with pasta with bush meat, roasted meet, beef barbecue, aged cheese like Parmigiano Reggiano or Pecorino.

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Dracone – Colli d’Imola Rosso DOPultima modifica: 2017-06-28T16:47:26+00:00 da redazione
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