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Lato Scuro

Lato Scuro
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Type:

still wine

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Color:

red

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Appellation:

IGT Mitterberg

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Region:

Italy > Alto Adige

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Grape varieties

Cabernet Cortis, Regent
(60% Regent 40% Cabernet Cortis)

Styles


Glouglou
Funky

Hard facts


Hand harvest
Native yeast
Organic certified (Euro leaf)
Unfiltered
Unfined

Made out of the red PIWI varieties, Regent and Cabernet Cortis. A light but dark wine, intended to accompany everyday dishes or to drink alone. It is characterized by berries, spices and juicy freshness. Cultivation on steep granite and gneiss terraces at 750m a.s.l. Partially fermented with whole bunches (semicarbonique) for about 10 days. Subsequently aged for 12 months in used barriques and tonneaux.

Vineyard


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Altitude:

450m

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Exposure:

south east

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Age of the vines:

15

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Slope:

steep

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Soil:

Gneiss, Granite

Winemaking


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Harvest:

September 21, 2020

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Bottling:

May 20, 2021

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Elevage:

Neutral oak

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Type of closure:

Real corks from Korkindustrie Trier. Unbleached, no chemicals.

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Winemaking notes:

Partially fermented with whole bunches (semicarbonique) for about 10 days. Subsequently aged for 12 months in used barriques and tonneaux.

Elevage details:

old neutral oak barrel for a year

Facts


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Residual sugar:

1.74g/l

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Total SO2:

50mg/l

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Production (~bottles per year):

2000