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Poggio Bertaio Stucchio IGP 2008

$ 40.00

Winery Poggio Bertaio

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Poggio Bertaio Stucchio IGP 2008

The wine: The “Stucchio”, according to the local dialect, refers to the rural maple-tree, where in the past, it was used to tie up and support the vine shoot.
Denomination: I.G.T. UMBRIA

The blend: 100% Sangiovese that comes from vineyards planted in 1972.

Refining: 18 months in French oak barriques of 3° and 4° passage and then 4-5 months inside the bottle
Ageing potential: 10 years

Organoleptic characteristics: The wine is ruby red color. In the nose smells of violet, cherry, berry and licorice. Cool sip with long finish.

Composition of soils: Medium texture tend to clay

Vineyard: Exposed to the south, spurred cordon trained.

Altitude: 320m asl

Vinification: The harvest of the Merlot is made in mid-September, while the Cabernet and the Sangiovese grapes are harvested in mid-October. After the harvest, the grape stalks are removed, and the berries are put into barrels where they ferment for 22 days under controlled temperature. The Stucchio we press gently the peels before put the wine in barriques for about two years.

Food pairings: Cow cheese, salami, ham, pasta dishes with meat sauce and tomatoes, dishes of red meats

Ideal serving temperature: 16-18° C