TYPE Lago di Corbara DOC - "Turlò"
PRODUCTION AREA Corbara Lake (Terni). Altitude between 300 and 450 meters above sea level. South-east exposure.
VARIETY Sangiovese 50%, Cabernet Sauvignon 25%, Merlot 25%
TYPE OF SOIL Of volcanic origin, tuffaceous, rich in skeleton.
AGE OF VINEYARDS From 20 to 25 years.
VINIFICATION Manual harvest, in boxes, following the different ripening periods, during the month of September. The grapes, de-stemmed and crushed, ferment in steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 24-26 ° C. The frequent and short pumpovers, especially within the first third of the alcoholic fermentation, accompany macerations of 10-12 days. Malolactic fermentation and maturation in concrete tanks follows.
TRAINING SYSTEM Espalier with spurred cordon pruning.
COLOR Intense ruby red.
BOUQUET Intense, ample. Floral notes of violet, small berries, blackberry and morello cherry. slight herbaceous nuance.
PAIRING Various crostini, first courses with game sauces, and both red and white meat preparations.
TASTE Savory, warm, with good tannins and freshness: pleasantly round and harmonious.
NOTES Turlò is obtained from vineyards lying halfway up the hill, on the right bank of Lake Corbara. This wine finds its harmony in the delicacy of Sangiovese, in the strength of Merlot and in the intensity of Cabernet Sauvignon. The unique microclimate and the grapes harvested by hand, in September, and according to the right degree of maturity, allow to obtain a wine, which interprets in a modern key, a territory suited to the production of great red wines.
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