Frecciarossa – Pinot Nero Giorgio Odero DOC 2007

Producer: Frecciarossa
Wine: Pinot Nero Giorgio Odero DOC 2007
Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Nero
Production Zone: Oltrepo’ Pavese
Altitude: 400 to 500 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 8 acres,1.6 tons per acre
Exposure: Northeast to Northwest
Soil: Clay and calcareous
Vinification & Aging: The grapes were carefully selected and placed into small crates. After soft-pressing, the fermentation and maceration lasted about 8 days in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures. The wine was daily pumped over and the cap punched down. The must was then transferred to new, small, medium toasted barrels where it went through the malolactic fermentation. The wine aged for 12 months in 30% barriques, 30% in 1 year old barriques and 40% in 1 year old tonneaux. This is followed by at least 24 additional months in the bottle.
Production: 1,160 cases
Alcohol: 13%
Description: Ruby red color, tending towards orange-red. Aromas of red berries, vanilla and licorice. On the palate, the wine is very elegant with a long lasting fruity flavor and excellent tannins
Food Pairing: Roasted and braised beef, aged cheese
Pinot Nero Giorgio Odero DOC 2007