Locatelli Caffi Valcalepio Wines Lombardy, Italy

Valcalepio Rosso DOC

Valcalepio Rosso is the result of an excellent blending of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. It's a dry, full-bodied and balanced wine with intense notes of wild berries and hints of vanilla. The aroma is delicate, intense and agreeable.

Grapes: Merlot (60%), Cabernet Sauvignon (40%) "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: 7 - 9 tons
Yield of grapes in wine: 50% - 60%
Ageing: 15 months (8 months in oak casks)
Color: Ruby red, intense with reflections tending to garnet
Aroma: Aromatically sensational, intense with notes of wild berries and hints of vanilla
Taste: Dry, full-bodied, persistent and harmonious
Technical Data: * Alcohol: 13% VOL
* Total acidity: 5.5 gr. ‰
* Dry extract: 26.0 gr /l
Serving Suggestions: Roasted game, red meats with or without gravy, perfect with polenta and ripe cheeses
Serving Temperature: 18°C
Bottle: 0.375 l, 0.750 l, 1.5 l, 3 l and 5 litres
Closure: Natural cork
Packaging: Cardboard box of 6 or 12 bottles

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