Frecciarossa – Uvarara

Producer: Frecciarossa
Wine: Uvarara
Grape Variety: 100% Uva Rara
Production Zone: Oltrepo’ Pavese
Altitude: 450 to 650 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 9.5 acres,3.4 tons per acre
Exposure: South, Southwest
Soil: Clay and calcareous
Vinification & Aging: The grapes were hand selected from 20 year old vine and soft pressed. Fermentation and maceration lasted about 10 days in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature levels between 77-82° F. The wine was daily pumped over and the cap punched down. It then went through the malolactic fermentation and was allowed to age for 6 months in stainless steel tanks, followed by at least 6 additional months in the bottle prior to release.
Production: 2,080 cases
Alcohol: 13.5%
Description: Ruby red color. Intense, fruity, long lasting bouquet, with notes of cherries. On the palate, the wine is well-balanced with a long, distinctive finish
Food Pairing: Appetizers, truffle dishes, red wine risotto, fish, and meat