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Croatina, "Elso"

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Croatina, "Elso"

Appellation:  Colli Tortonesi Rosso DOC

Type:  Red, dry

Grape Variety: 100% Croatina

Wine Details:

Tasting Notes:

 

Suggested pairings:  Lamb rib chops, bean soups and chestnuts


Vinyard Notes:

Production Area:  Costa Vescovato, Piemonte

Vineyard:  Vigna Vecchia, 3.7 acres, planted in 1992, S04 root stock, R2 clone

Vineyard exposure and altitude:  South-southwest, 950 feet above sea level

Soil Type:  Tortonian marl

Training method:  Guyot, 5-6 buds

Harvest:  manual, begining of October

Yield:  2.7 tons/acre


Winemaking Notes:

Vinification: Stainless steel

Aging: 24 months in botti  (Large, traditional oak barrels)

Annual production:  5,000 bottles