Villa Patrizia – Albatria IGT

Producer: Villa Patrizia
Wine: Albatria
Grape Variety: 100% Ciliegiolo
Production Zone: Castellina Marittima
Altitude: 450 meters above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 130 acres, 2.4 tons/acre
Exposure: Northwest
Soil: loam-clay with good structure and rich in limy stones
Vinification & Aging: The vinification is done in stainless steel tanks. Natural fermentation with indigenous yeast. Racking after 10/12 days of maceration. Refining in 500 and 750 oak barrels for 6 months.
Production: 2500 cases
Alcohol: 14%
Description: Fruity and elegant. Cherry, wild berries and violet. Smooth at the beginning, but very persistent in the end.
Food Pairing: Fresh or semi mature cheese; red meat