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Giulio Cesare 2013 – Cambria

Giulio Cesare 2013 - Cambria
Written by Piero Pardini

Credits: © Piero Pardini – The Wolf Post – Italia

Wine: Giulio Cesare
Alcoholic strength: 14% vol.
Vintage: 2013.
Classification: Mamertino Rosso D.O.C..
Grapes: 60% Nero d’Avola 40% Nocera.
Provenance: Furnari (ME), Tenuta Masseria
Soil: medium mixture tending to calcareous.
Altimetry: 160 mt. s.l.m..
Training system: spurred cordon.
Average yield: 55-60 ql / ha.
Vines per hectare: 4,000
Harvest: manual mid-September.
Vinification: the grapes are macerated at a controlled temperature for the first 24 hours at 12°C. Afterwards the temperature is allowed to rise slowly until it reaches 28°C. The duration of maceration is variable. After racking, the grapes are softly pressed.
Aging: in French oak barrels of variable capacity from 225 to 3000 liters for about 14 months, after bottling it rests at a controlled temperature for about 6 months.
Serving temperature: 18°-20° C.

Giulio Cesare 2013 - Cambria

© Ph. Chilleri – Cambria

Tasting Notes
Clear, intense ruby red color with light orange textures, good consistency.
The sample opens with floral notes reminiscent of a potpourri of red flowers, followed by hints of small dark berries, such as blackberry, raspberry, currant, nuances of ripe fruit almost in jam, spicy notes of vanilla, cardamom and tobacco ; roasted notes of freshly ground coffee and cocoa powder close.
In the mouth the sip is rich, intense and with an important but well-polished tannin. A perfectly balanced wine in all its parts.
It is recommended in combination with a roasted guinea fowl.

Rating
5


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Azienda Agricola Cambria
Via Villa Arangia, Contrada San Filippo
98054 Furnari (ME) ITALY
Phone +39 0941 840214
E-mail: info@cambriavini.com
Website: www.cambriavini.com

About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor of "The Wolf Post".
Freelance Journalist.
Wine critic and Sommelier.
He has also written about sports and technology for some specialized magazines.
Co-author of the authorized biography "Gianni Clerici - The writer, the poet the journalist", Le Lettere, Firenze.

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