Grippo

Benaco I.G.P. red wine
Grippo, the vineyard bearing the same name as the hillside area representing the tradition of the PGI Benaco from Brescia.

Grape blend:70% Merlot, 30% Sangiovese
Exposure:South/East - Alt. 190 m. above sea level
Soil texture:Morainic, medium-textured, loose, good drainage, grassy
Yield per hectare:7.5 tons
Density:4,500 vines/hectare
Cultivation:Gujot
Canopy management:Defoliation and leaf thinning
Vinification:Maceration, fermentation with selected yeasts, maturation and fining in French oak barrique barrels for at least 24 months. Bottled 3 years after harvesting.
Organoleptic Characteristics
Colour:Ruby red with garnet tones
Bouquet:Intense, clean, complex character with hints of blueberry, spices and vanilla
Flavour:Sapid, clean, appropriately tannic
Texture:Excellent structure, round, warm
Persistence:Long persistence
Alcoholcontent:14%
Residual sugar:Dry
Pairings:Cold cuts, strong-flavoured dishes, red meat
Serving temperature:20-22°C
Bottle size:0.75 litre – 1.5 litre - Magnum