Locatelli Caffi Valcalepio Wines Lombardy, Italy

Reserved, Valcalepio Rosso DOC

The Reserved Valcalepio Rosso proves the ability of this land to transfer its temperament and character into international varieties. The wine is ruby red in color and aromatically sensational with notes of cherry jam and delicate hints of vanilla and cinnamon. It is rich and intense, yet soft and well-rounded. Locatelli Caffi Reserved is an excellent accompaniment with meats and cheeses.

Grapes: Merlot (40%), Cabernet Sauvignon (60%) "taglio bordolese"
Fermentation: After a gentle crushing-destemming process, constant pumping-over are performed to remove the substances contained in the skin. Fermentation in a temperature-controlled environment
Per-hectare yield: 6 tons
Yield of grapes in wine: 50%
Ageing: 4 years (18 months in oak casks)
Color: Ruby red with reflections toward garnet
Aroma: Sensationally intense, agreeable with notes of cherry jam and delicate hints of vanilla and cinnamon.
Taste: Dry, rich, persistent, structured, excellent harmony and persistency
Technical Data: * Alcohol: 13.5% - 14% VOL
* Total acidity: 6.0 gr. ‰
* Dry extract: 30 gr /l
Serving Suggestions: Red meats, noble game, braised meats, stews; cheese of medium to long ripe, excellent with the ones produced in the Bergamo valleys
Serving Temperature: 18°C
Bottle: 0.375 l, 0.750 l, 1.5 l and 3 litres
Closure: Natural cork
Packaging: Cardboard box of 6 or 12 bottles
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