Dracone Riserva– Merlot Cabernet Franc
Type of Wine
Still Red Wine
Lively and concentrated ruby red color
Hints of jam, red fruit, berries, black currant, tobacco and black pepper
Round, balanced and persistent taste. Smooth tannins, spicy and mineral finish
Promo Box of 6 bottles
Merano Wine Festival
Guida AIS Emilia Romagna da Bere
6 grapes with mention of excellence
Guida Vini Eccellenti d'Italia
2013-2014 Bunch of Gold
AIES Emilia Romagna
Wine to remember 2016
|Full name:||Dracone Riserva|
|Designation:||Colli d’Imola Rosso Dop|
|Grapevine:||Merlot 45% Cabernet Franc 10% Petit Verdot|
|Form of Breeding:||Spurred cordon|
|Annual production:||9300 bottles|
|Alcoholic strength:||14,5% VOL|
|Total acidity:||5,9 g/l|
|Sugar residue:||1,2 g/l|
|Service temperature:||Optimal at 18 ° C|
Then we start a post-fermentative maceration on the skins.
It is then aged for at least 24 months in 500lt oak barrels, first and second passage.
Subsequently it is aged for at least 18 months for one part in steel tanks, for another part, about 25% in 500 lt oak barrels. second and third pass.
The soils are characterized by a medium clayey mix with sand and silt.
The grapes come from the Farnè, Poggio and Quercia farm in the hills of San Pietro di Ozzano Emilia in the province of Bologna in the Colli d ’Imola Doc area at an altitude that varies between 80 and 170 m.s.l.m.
The orientation of the rows varies according to the plots with a north-south prevalence.
The favorable microclimate allows us to obtain high quality grapes and full-bodied wines characterized by high acidity and freshness.
Ideal if tasted in combination with game dishes.