Vinciguerra I

Collalto - Vinciguerra I

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Vinciguerra I Colli di Conegliano Rosso D.O.C.G.

GrapesMerlot, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, and marzemino

Growing area profile

LocationVineyards surrounding the Castello di San Salvatore
Elevation50 metres
ExposureSouth
Soil profilePredominantly clay
Vineyard density4800 vines/hectare

Vinification and ageing

Vineyard yeld70 q/ha
Harvest periodOctober 1-15
PressingDe-stemming and gentle pressing
Fermentation containersStainless steel fermenters
Fermentation periodca. 10 days at 25-28°C
Maturation period15 days on the skins
Malolactic fermentationFollowing the initial fermentation
Maturation containersLarge oak botti and small barriques
Maturation containersbotti grandi e barriques
Maturation periodca. 18 months
Bottle ageingAlmost one year
AppearanceRuby red, tending to garnet
BouquetRich and complex, with spices predominating, along with scents of wild blackberry and dried plum
PalateWarm and smooth, harmonious and well balanced, with the perfect level of tannins and firm structure

Dati analitici

Alcohol13%
Acidity5 g/l