ROSSO MOLISE RISERVA
Denominazione di Origine Controllata
In 2004, Emilio Bixio discover Molise Region – Molise is a small Italian region located in mid/south of Italy, between Abruzzo & Puglia. This is a land rich in vineyards and Olive trrees – vines produce some majestic and opulent red wine. He selcted and bought a Riserva 2013, aged in oak, a wine with an impressive cararcter, full bodied and Elegant.

Grapes Varieties 85% Montepulciano, 15% Aglianico.
Viticultural details Grapes are produced from hillside vineyards, whose lands are at an altitude of no more than 500 meters s.l.m. The Molise region is characterized by mild nature, the soils consist of clays and limestone rocks and, in the floodplain along the coast, from sandy soil. Age of the vines 15- 25 years.
Vinification andmaturation
Harvest is done at the beginning of october. Montepulciano and Aglianico were fermented separately. At the end of the fermentation period the Blend is done. Ageing in 25 hectoliters wooden barrel for 3 years. Further refinement in steel tanks.

Tasting notes
COLOUR: intense ruby red with violet hints.
NOSE: Notes of jam, mature red fruit with hints of vanilla and spices.
FLAVOUR: Pleasantly tannic, vevelety, round and tasty
ALCOHOL: 14 % vol.

Serving suggestions Ideal with roasted game and red meat, hare. For an unusual matching try it with aged and smoked Provolone.
Serve at 16-18°C. (50-54°F.)

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