Aglianico

Name: Le Maschere 'Aglianico'


Vines:  85 % Aglianico 15% other recommended vines
Denomination: I.G.T.(Typical Geographical Identification) - Puglia
Production area: Salento 'La Casa'
Type of Soil: Typically clayey and limestone, rich in potassium
Direction of vines:  North-South
Growth system of vineyards: One-sided 'cordone speronato' which forms an inverted L
Production per hectar: 80 Quintals
Density of vines: 5000 per hectares


Harvest time: Last week of September
Vinification: Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (26°C). Malolactic fermentation is achieved in total
Aging: 10/12 months in stainless steel tanks + 3 months in glass


Alcohol: 13%


Ready for consumption: 12/18 months from harvest


Colour: Intense ruby red
Aroma: Fruity of small red fruits
Taste: Full and soft


Ideal serving temperature: 20° C


Yearly production: 25.000 bottles