Le More Sangiovese di Romagna DOC 2012

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"Le More" refers to the blackberry character of this deep and lively Sangiovese di Romagna. The grapes are harvested from the end of September to mid-October, then fermented and aged in stainless steel in order to retain the fresh and fruity character of the wine.

Tasting Notes

Deep ruby red with notes of blackberries, raspberries and other red fruits. The wine is well structured with good acidity and a pleasantly lingering finish.

Food Pairing

Pair with many types of dishes including sauced poultry and grilled red meats.

Vineyard & Production Info
Vineyard name:
Ronco Casone and Ronco del Vento
Vineyard size:
15 acres
Soil composition:
Limestone and Sandy Clay-Loam
Training method:
Cordon and Guyot
Elevation:
1,155-1,320 feet
Vines/acre:
2,000
Yield/acre:
2.4 tons
Exposure:
Eastern / Southwestern
Year vineyard planted:
1975-2003
Harvest time:
September-October
First vintage of this wine:
1991
Bottles produced of this wine:
60,000
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition:
100% Sangiovese
Fermentation container:
Stainless steel tanks
Length of alcoholic fermentation:
14 days
Fermentation temperature:
82-86 °F
Maceration technique:
Racking
Length of maceration:
14 days
Type of aging container:
Stainless steel tanks
Size of aging container:
50 hl
Age of aging container:
15 years
Length of aging before bottling:
6 months
Length of bottle aging:
6 months
Analytical Data
Alcohol:
13.5 %
pH level:
3.5
Residual sugar:
<1.0 g/L
Acidity:
5.8 g/L
Dry extract:
33.2 g/L

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