Az. Agricola Masùt Da Rive – Pinot Nero Maurus

Producer: Az. Agricola Masùt Da Rive
Wine: Pinot Nero Maurus
Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Nero
Production Zone: Mariano Del Friuli – DOC Isonzo del Friuli
Altitude: 35 meters above the sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 0,5 hectars
Exposure: East – west
Soil: Red clay and noble rocks of the river
Vinification & Aging: The grapes are de-stemmed, crushed and put into small containers from 10/15 hl capacity, to maintain a lower fermentation temperature (18/22 °C) and to respect the organoleptic qualities of the grape. After the racking off, the wine conducts the malolactic fermentation in new oak barrels of 300 L and it ages from 12 to 18 months. Then it continues to refine in bottle for 12 months.
Production: 2.000 bottles
Alcohol: 13,5 %
pH: 3,59
Acidity: 5,15
Sugars: 1,48 g/L
Sulfites: 55 mg/L
Description: Intense aroma of cherries and ripe berries with a hint of vanilla. The palate is full and fruity. The alcohol is well balanced with good acidity and soft tannins.
Taste : Determined and elegant wine, warm, harmonic and balanced. Great structure. At the beginning it reminds the toasted wood, than it leaves an aftertaste of red fruit jam.
Food Pairing: Pinot Noir Maurus is perfect for robust dishes of meat, game and mature cheeses.
Pinot Nero