Voltone Rosso - Tasting notes
Description: ruby red colour with violet reflections; quite intense to olfaction with hints of black cherry and plum. In the mouth good acidity, persistent and pleasant ending.
Vineyards: hills overlooking Lake Bolsena, facing south southwest. Altitude from 350 mt. to 450 mt. above sea level.
Type of soil: on mid hill, sloping down to the lake, volcanic, rich of skeletons tending to the dissolution and slowly absorbable potassium.
Grape variety: Sangiovese and Montepulciano expressed in different clones, smaller quantities of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.
Harvest: manual and differentiated in two subsequent stages in order to harmonize the organoleptic and physico-chemical components of musts.
Winemaking: maceration of grape's peels inside the musts for two weeks, with daily pumpings of the wine over the cap and at least two "saignée" during the last period; conditioning in big wooden casks.
Alcoholic fermentation: inside stainless steel at a temperature of 22°.
Alcoholic strength: 12.5% according to the seasonal weather pattern.
Food matching: blanquette of veal.
Bottle: 0,750 lt.