Nepomuceno | Benaco Bresciano Red IGT

¥ 5,610 (Tax Included)

Year 2011

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Denomination: Benaco Bresciano Rosso IGT

Classification: Still red wine

Grape variety: Merlot | Rebo | Marzemino

Location of Vineyards: Cantrina, Brescia

Age of Vineyards: Vineyards planted in 1998

Exposure: South | east

Altitude: 195 metri s.l.m.

Soil: Sub-alkaline, medium-deep soils

Cultivation system: Guyot

Plant density: 6.500 plants/HA

HA yield : 50 HL

Harvest period: On several occasions between the beginning and the end of September

Winemaking: Macerations and fermentation for 12-18 days in stainless steel vats with daily punching down of the cap and “dèlestages”, constant control of the temperatures. Malolactic fermentation and maturation in barriques for 18 months. 

Refining: In bottle for 6 months

Alcohol: 15 % vol

Longevity: 8-10 years

Decanting time: 1 or 2 hours

Serving temperature: 18°C

Appearance: Deep opaque ruby red with purplish highlights

Smell: A complex nose reminiscent of wild red berries, herbs and spices

Taste: On the palate it displays the powerful character of a ripe Merlot, echoing the sensations of the nose along with mouth-filling softness

Food matching: Stewed and braised meats, game and mature cheeses


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