Artino

Artino

FACT SHEET

  • Type: Red.
  • Classification: Typical Geographical Indication of Calabria.
  • Vine: Gaglioppo and Magliocco.
  • Production area: Calabria, east centre in the province of Crotone, in Carfizzi "Motta" 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, end of October.
  • Yield per hectare of grapes: 60 – 70 q.li.
  • Vinification: traditional fermentation with 8 – 10 days steeping, drawing off, malolactic soft pressing in stainless steel.
  • Ripening: passage for six months in the new French durmast barriques.
  • Refining: two months in bottles at a controlled temperature.
  • Tasting: Colour – bright ruby red with soft shades tending to violet. Scent – intense, strong soft fruit and spices scents. Flavour – warm, full and pleasantly vinous, balanced, tasty and persistent.
  • Alcoholic degree: 13% vol.
  • Gastronomic coupling: it goes well with red meat and mature cheese.
  • Service temperature: 17-18 °C.