Wine Name: Palazzina
Country: Italy
Region: Emilia-Romagna
Appellation: Romagna Sangiovese DOC
Area of Production: San Vicinio sub-zone (not mentioned on label)
Vineyard: Palazzina, 12 acres , planted 1991, located half-way between the town of Cesena and the Tuscan border
Varietal: 95% Sangiovese grosso, 5% Merlot
Orientation: South-east at an altitude of 525 ft (160 m)
Trellising: Guyot
Soil: Stoney, medium consistency with underlying layers of gravel
Farming: Integrated and sustainable methods
Harvesting: Hand-harvested in late September
Yields: Average of 7 tons/ha = 2.83 tons/acre
Vinification: Immediate de-stemming and pressing. Temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel. Maceration 8-10 days with daily pump overs. Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel.
Aging Process: 6 months in stainless steel prior to being bottled and aged 2-3 months in bottle. Unfiltered.
Tasting Notes
Color: Ruby-red
Bouquet: Fresh ripe cherry and plum, violets
Flavor: Dry, fruity, soft tannins, medium bodied
Pairings: Mac & cheese, lasagna, sausages, hamburgers, pizza
Alcohol Content: 13.5%
Serving Temperature: 60°F (16°C)
Annual Production: 15,000 bottles
File: Download Palazzina technical sheet
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