Le Caniette "Morellone" Piceno Doc
GRAPES: 30% Sangiovese - 70% Montepulciano WINEMAKER NOTES: 6-10 day soaking in stainless steel FINING: malolactic conversion in oak barrels from 20 to 24 months, plus a year in stainless steel. Bottle aging for at least 3 months PRODUCTION AREA: Ripatransone, Contrada Paggiole Land lots F 11 (183-59-116-229-41) F 12 (170) Sandy soil with limestone presence from 280 m to 380m WINE TRAINING SYSTEM: 5000 pruned-spur cordon-trained vines YIELD: 60 hl/ha (4.4 ton/acre) TASTING NOTES: Color | Dark ruby red Aroma | ripening red fruits and herb hints tendency and spicy fragrance Palate | Strong, persistent, tannin-rich SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18/20°C (64.4°F -68°F) - for the best taste experience FOOD PAIRING: rich, flavorful, saucy, high fat dishes ABV: 13.50% RESIDUAL SUGAR: 2.5 gr/lt TA.: 5.4 gr/lt PACKAGING: 6-bottle cardboard wine box, vertically placed
Le Caniette was set up in the 60s, when founder Raffaele Vagnoni gradually converted the land lots inherited from his father into vineyards, making the wine business the main source of family income. Giovanni Vagnoni joined the company in the early 90s and introduced the first labels and all the technological and business innovation that made us what we are today: a locally admired company that is earning worldwide consensus. Our 20 ha estate features vineyards (16 ha), olive groves (1.5 ha) and woods. Many beneficial elements make our vineyards unique: the Mediterranean microclimate, balanced by the closeness to the Balkans, sandy soil with Early Pleistocene clastic rocks We follow the principles of organic farming, to provide our customers with natural products, as certified on every bottle. We care about our local culture, territory and tradition, and therefore joined the “ Vini Piceni” Consortium, a locally as well as national reference for winemakers.
|Type of wine||Still wine|
|Bottle Size||750 ml|
|Country of Manufacture||Italy|
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