Conterosa

PIEMONTE DOC ROSATO
A rosé wine that originates from a carefully balanced combination of the most traditional red grapes. An “all meal” wine that brightens the glass with its cherry-red colour and pale reflections of violet. The scent is fruity with hints of strawberries, currents and cherries, while on the palate it expresses freshness, a good acidity and sapidity. Conterosa makes an excellent aperitif and splendidly accompanies fish and cheeses.
It is served chilled at 12°C.

Grape variety:Barbera 85% Pinot noir 15%
Production area:Nizza Monferrato and surrounding areas
Vineyard position and altitude:South, south-west 160/200 meters a.s.l
Soil:Calcareous clayey marl
Wine training system:Cordon training on Guyot support
Vineyard age:From 10 to 30 years
Grape harvest:Hand-picked, after perfect ripening, in the second half of September
Planting density:100 quintals per hectare
Vinification and ageing:The grapes, collected separately, are de-stemmed and subjected to a brief maceration of about 18 hours at a temperature of 18°C ; there follow the racking and fermentation with selected yeasts at a controlled temperature of 20°C follow, in order to obtain a fresh, fruity and harmonious wine. All the processing steps take place in stainless-steel tanks.
Tasting notes:Rosé wine from a balanced blend of Monferrato’s most traditional red grapes. A table wine that lights up the glass with its pale cherry- red colour and violet reflections. The aroma is fruity, with hints of strawberry , currant and cherry, while the taste expresses freshness, good acidity and tastiness.
Alcohol content:12% vol.
Pairings:Excellent as an aperitif, it goes perfectly with fish and cheese. To be served at 12°C.
Aging potential:1/2 years
Bottle size available (lt):0.75 L

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