€140.00 IVA inclusa
€140.00 IVA inclusa
Apparita has been a cult wine since the early 1985 vintage
summit of the Bellavista vineyard, at an altitude of 490 meters above sea level, yes
find the small parcels that go to make up the vineyard The Apparita for
a total of 3.84 hectares. Planted in 1975 with Canaiolo and Malvasia
Bianca were re-engaged between 1982 and 1985, to Merlot with the clone
342. The open lyre form of farming and the terrain in particular
rich in clay make this little “cru” a jewel of enology
CLIMATE AND VINTAGE
January and February have passed without major dangers of frost. March has had a start rather
tempered but in the final period of the month there has been a consistent lowering of
temperature. In addition to the low temperatures at the end of March, even April was characterized by
many days of rain. May and especially June very hot have reported to a
good vegetative advance. The last twenty days of August have been with maximum temperatures e
very low minimum, which has greatly anticipated the species collection of early varieties.
In September, the climate has returned to average and with some weak rains. The quality of the grapes is
proved to be satisfactory both from a health point of view and from a sugary maturation.
VINIFICATION AND AGING
The grapes selected for 110 quintals were harvested on September 19th. Fermentation has developed
on a regular basis at a temperature of around 32 ° -33 ° C. The replacements succeeded each other
gently throughout the fermentation. The maceration was extended up to 27 days. After
the racking of 70 hl malolactic fermentation was carried out entirely in oak barrels
of Allier 50% of which new.
When the malolactic fermentation is finished, the wine has been racked and assembled, after which it has returned to the area
barriques. The period of aging in wood lasted for around 14 months. Bottling is
was carried out on May 31st 2002 obtaining 8,880 bordolesi and 260 magnum.
Ruby red with purple reflections. On the nose there are hints of berries in jam and slight notes
spicy. The entrance to the palate is powerful, has an important structure and the finish is very persistent.