VITI DI LUNA

 

Bonarda dell’oltrepò Pavese doc

GRAPE VARIETAL
100% Croatina (autochthonous grape varietal).

PRODUCTION AREA
South West Lombardy – Oltrepò Pavese.

SOIL
Mixed calcareous clayey.

EXPOSURE
facing S to SW.

CULTIVATION
low yields (50-60 hl/ha).

TRAINING SYSTEM
vertical shoot positioned, simple guyot.

HARVEST
by hand at optimum ripening (last week of september – first week of october).

TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Sugar 18-20%
Total acidity 7-9 g/l
pH 3,2

WINEMAKING
destemming and crushing, traditional fermentation in steel tanks at controlled temperature. Second fermentation of the residual sugars in autoclaves and bottling starts in January following the harvest.

BOTTLING ANALYTIC DATA
Alcohol 12% by vol.
Total acidity 6 - 6,5 g/l
pH 3,3

TASTING NOTES
intense crimson-red colour and purplish froth. Its fragrance is typical of the grape variety: very fruity, with tenacity and reminiscent of fruits of the wood. It’s a lively
red wine.

ALCOHOL VOLUME
12% by vol.

BEST SERVED AT
cellar temperature, 12-14° C.

SERVED WITH
risotto, cured meats, roasts and seasoned cheese.