Credits: © Marisa Cuomo – CAMPANIA – ITALIA
Wine: Furore Rosso
Variety composition: 50% Aglianico 50% Piedirosso.
Denomination: DOC Costa d’Amalfi.
Alcoholic strength: 13.5% vol.
Production area: Furore (Salerno) and neighboring municipalities.
Nature of the soil: dolomitic-limestone rocks.
Altitude: 200-550 meters above sea level.
Training system: Pergola.
Growing density: 5000-7000 vines per hectare.
Yield per hectare: 80 Q / li.
Harvest period: third decade of October.
Vinification: for 30 days in 228L French oak barriques.
Aging: for 6 months in second passage French oak barriques.
Bottles produced: 20502.
Clear, purplish red color with ruby reflections, consistent.
On the olfactory examination, the sample shows a fairly complex, intense and fine quality range of aromas. The sample opens with floral sensations of peony and tulip, followed by an aroma of red berried fruits reminiscent of durone cherry and raspberry; spicy finish of vanilla and black pepper. Slight hint of licorice.
The sip is fresh, quite persistent, on the whole it is balanced in its components. The aftertaste of sweet spices is quite persistent.
It is recommended in combination with a roast veal stuffed with the queen.
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