Cirò Rosso Classico

Cirò Rosso Classico

FACT SHEET

  • Type: Red.
  • Classification: Guaranteed Quality.
  • Vine: Gagliopapo.
  • Production area: Calabria, east centre in the province of Crotone, in Cirò Marina "Timpa Bianca" resort.
  • Soil: white clay.
  • Altimetry: from 50 to 100 metres above sea level.
  • Plant breeding system: espalier with a density of understocks of 5600 plants per hectare.
  • Climate: Mediterranean, with mild winters and warm and dry summers.
  • Grape harvest: manual, first week of October.
  • Yield per hectare of grapes: 60 – 70 q.li.
  • Vinification: traditional fermentation with 8-12 days steeping, drawing off and soft pressing.
  • Ripening: in stainless steel with a light passage in barriques.
  • Refining: two months in bottles at a controlled temperature.
  • Tasting: Colour – bright ruby red. Scent – delicate, intense, ethereal and pleasant. Flavour - warm, full, pleasantly vinous, balanced, tasty and persistent.
  • Alcoholic degree: 13% vol.
  • Gastronomic coupling: excellent with any dish, ideal with red meat, game and medium matured cheeses.
  • Service temperature: 17-18 °C.