Castello di Corbara Sangiovese Merlot Umbria IGT

Castello di Corbara Sangiovese Merlot Umbria IGT

Sangiovese Merlot Umbria IGT

Category: Product ID: 1737


This wine is a blend of Sangiovese and Merlot grapes from diverse areas of our Estate with various exposures and altitudes and a soil rich in sand and clay.
Our attention goes to the vines in order to archive a wine expression of our territory.
Grapes are picked separately once the phenolic phases are completed.

Grapes Mainly Sangiovese with small percentage of Merlot.
Area of production hilly slope at 150-300m above sea level with South/south-westerly exposure.
Name of the Cru Poggio Noceto, Il Caio
Type of soil clay and sand
Training system spur cordon with 8/9 buds
Yeald per hectare 70 Q/HT
Harvest mid. to end of September
Vinification Grapes are kept separate in stainless steel vats at controller temperature of 25°-28°C. The alcoholic fermentation lasts 20-25 days, then the wine in kept sur lees for 2 months.
Ageing and affination Once the MLF has completed, part of the wine is transferred in small French oak casks (barriques) and part in Slavonia barrels where the wine rests for 3 to 5 months.
Colour vivid ruby red
Nose mature red fruits, plums, black cherries and chestnuts. Dark spices with tobacco notes.
Taste round and full with soft tannins. Well balance the entrance, with a long finish.
Best with rich sauces pasta, semi mature cheeses, rich appetiser of Italian salami.