May 22nd, 2020
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Grapes: Montepulciano / syrah 50% / 50%
Gallo Otto derives its name from the Contrada Gallo di Cossignano, number 8, where the Syrah vineyards are located
MAIN DATA IN VINEYARDS
Soil: clayey. Vineyard: Fiorano / Gallo. Surface: 0.8 HA. Age: 6- 15 years. Cultivation: Guyot-spurred cordon. Altitude: 300 m. Average production : 1 kg. Grapes grown with BIOLOGICAL METHOD. The vineyard is fertilized with green manure from legumes, grasses and brassicaceae.
VINIFICATION AND AGING
Manual collection in box. A part of the grapes (30%) is left to dry for about 30-40 days. after drying, the grapes are manually de-stemmed and crushed with the feet in 500 liter terracotta amphorae. Spontaneous fermentation through indigenous yeasts in amphora, without temperature control. Maturation in amphora on fine lees for about 8-10 months and subsequent refinement in the bottle.
Alcohol: 14.5%. Total acidity: 6.7 g / L. pH: 3.7. Volatile acidity 0.8 mg / l. Total sulfur dioxide: 50 mg / l
Deep red in color with violet reflections, the nose has notes of ripe red and sour cherry, accompanied by hints of pepper, spices and balsam. In the mouth it reveals a powerful and persistent structure, accompanied by a dense tannins.
May 22nd, 2020
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