Vintage 2006

Ancreus

Tasting Notes

Notes

Colour: dark purple red colour.

Scent in perfume: a rich and immediate bouquet with hints of raspberries and blackberries with a touch of violet and liquorice.

Flavour: it is rich and well structured and offers ever increasing sensations of violets and cocoa until the strong and mighty meeting with the tannins, that make the sensations last.

Best served at: 19 ° C.

Food matches: excellent with roast meats, wild fowl, braised meat and cheeses. To be served at 19° C.

Critica

GAMBERO ROSSO – Vini d’Italia 2010:
Two Glasses

LUCA MARONI – I migliori vini italiani 2010:
84 / 100

WEIN – PLUS .COM:
86 / 100

Vineyard

Production area: Roero

Cru: Grapes from Vigna Colla and Munbel

Height o.s.l.: 350

Sun exposure: South

Vines per hectare: 4.000

Farming: Guyot

Kg of grapes per hectare: 7.000

Soil: Calcareal

Year of implant: 1967-1950

Surface: 2.000 mq

Wine per hectare: 4.500 lt

Production process

Harvest: Selected hand-made harvest in 20 kg boxes

Vinifcation: Grapes are rapidly carried to storage, where they are stem removed, cooled and macerated in the same day in the press. Fermentation temperature is carried out in stainless steel tanks and controlled at temperatures ranging from 26-28 ᄎC, in order to extract colour and preserve scent of fresh and ripe fruits

Vintage: 2006

Aging: Once alcoholic fermentation is brought to an end, after 15-20 days, wine is kept in barrels of 225 litres for 6 months.

Size / Format: 750 ml

Produced bottles: 1.500

Ageing potential: 2010-2015

Chemical analysis

Extract: 30

Free SO2: 20

Total SO2: 90

Alcohol vol. (%): 13,5% Vol.

Sugar rate: 2

Ph: 3,20

Total Acidity: 5,50