Belfresco

Belfresco

FACT SHEET

  • Type: Red.
  • Classification: Typical Geographical Indication of Calabria
  • Vine: Gaglioppo.
  • Production area: Calabria, east centre in the province of Crotone, in Carfizzi "Niballo" resort.
  • Soil: white clay.
  • Altimetry: from 200 to 300 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: steeping carbonic 50% and cryomaceration 50%, drawing off and soft pressing.
  • Ripening: in stainless steel for three months.
  • Refining: one month in bottle at a controlled temperature.
  • Tasting: Colour – bright ruby red with purple reflections. Scent – fruity and floreal. Flavour - crisp, lively, smooth.
  • Alcoholic degree: 12,5% vol.
  • Gastronomic coupling:excellent served cool with dishes featuring fish, cheeses and tropical fruit.
  • Service temperature: 8-10 °C.