Tinduce

Tinduce

Obteined from Tintilia grapes, Tinduce  has an intense ruby-red colour and offers  a multitude of aromas: from plum, raspberry, cherry to  hints of vanilla spice and cocoa. The taste is round, warm. and inviting. Leaving a long aftertaste of chocolate and liquorice.. The long barrel ageing concentrates both flavor and acidity.

 

Number of bottles produced: 3.000

Municipality of production: San Martino in Pensilis

Grapes: Tintilia 100%

Year planted/ age of vines: 1998

Altitude: 300m above sea level

Type of soil: Medium combined clay

Yield per hectare: uva 60 ql/ha

Type of cultivation: low cordon outcrop

Density of cultivation: 4.400 stubs per Ha

Grape harvesting period: from 20 to 30 of November, after a careful selection of grapes.

Harvesting: by hand

Type of fermentation vats: steel

Fermentation temperature: Fermentation initially takes place at a very low temperature (4°-5°C) and then reaches 18°C, then it is stopped before all the sugars are transformed into alcohol.

Maturation: 18 months in French barriques of medium toast and around 10 months in bottle

Food Pairings: Excellent on its own! Particulary interesting with spicy chees and dry dessert. Also ideal with dark choccolate!

Serving Temperature: 10 – 18°C