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Red wine from sustainable farming
Imola (BO) - Romagna - Italy
Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
Lively and dense ruby red
Notes of black cherries and blackbarries, currant, tobacco and black pepper.
Round taste, balanced and persistent, soft tannins, spicy and mineral finish.
MERANO WINE FESTIVAL
GUIDA VINI ECCELLENTI D’ITALIA
2013-2014 Grappolo d’Oro
AIES EMILIA ROMAGNA
Vino da ricordare 2016
GUIDA AIS EMILIA ROMAGNA DA BERE
2012-2013 6 Acini con menzione di eccellenza
|Name complete||Dracone Riserva|
|Denomination||Colli d’Imola Rosso Riserva Dop|
|Grape variety||45% Merlot 45% Cabernet Franc 10% Petit Verdot|
|Training system||Spurred cordon|
|Annual production||9300 bottles|
|Alcohol content||14,5% VOL|
|Total acidity||5,9 g/l|
|Sugar residue||1,2 g/l|
|Service temperature||Optimal at 18°C|
Dracone Riserva 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.
he 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 Riserva is suitable for a long aging in bottle for 10 and up to15 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 Riserva is vinified a temperature-controlled fermentation with frequent pumping over and a subsequent post-fermentation long skin maceration.
The maturation takes places for 24-30 months into tonneaux oak barrels (500 Lt).
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