CALABRIA IGT RED “ESSENZO”

This wine comes from the hilly clayey vineyards nearby Cirò. It is a spicy, silky and mouth-filling red wine with notes of red fruits, pomegranate and violet. The finish is pleasing and lasting


ETYMOLOGY

The name Essenzo derives from the name of the vineyards’ owner, a very kind person. For everybody he is Enzo

ORIGIN DENOMINATION

CALABRIA IGT
Protected Geographical Indication

GRAPE VARIETIES

Gaglioppo, Syrah

ANALYTICAL DATA

Alcohol Content: 14° by Vol.
PH: 3,65
Total acidity: 5,00 g/l

VINTAGE

2019

BOTTLES PRODUCED

3.000

TASTING NOTES

Red wine: ruby red in color tending to purple. Notes of spices with pleasant small fruits and violet. Full-body wine powerful to the palate with a perfect balance of tannic notes and excellent acidity. Imprinting a pleasantly and long finish

PRODUCTION AREA

Cirò (Crotone) - Region: Calabria, Italy
Vineyards: Località Brigante

TERROIR

Soil Composition: medium textured with a clay origin, rich in minerals
Vineyards Altitude: 365 m a.s.l.
Climate: Mediterranean with hot and breezy summers. Area subject to high temperature ranges; subjected to water stress in the summer season

GRAPE HARVEST

Selection of the grape and manual harvesting in the crates
Time of Harvest: first ten days of September
Hectare Yield: 50 quintals/ha

WINE-MAKING

Soft pressing, temperature-controlled fermentation (22-24°C) in oak barrels (15 hl)

AGEING/REFINING

12 months in oak barrels (15 hl);
Refining: 6 months in bottle

SIZES

75 cl

SERVING TEMPERATURE

16°- 18°C

FOOD PAIRING

Braised meat, roasts, second courses based on game and semi-matured cheeses

 
 

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