Agrifiorano

GALLO OTTO

IGT MARCHE  ROSSO        

Organic Wine

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.

BOTTLING DATA
Alcohol: 14.5%. Total acidity: 6.7 g / L. pH: 3.7. Volatile acidity 0.8 mg / l. Total sulfur dioxide: 50 mg / l

TASTING NOTES
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.

 

 

 

 

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