Rivera Cappellaccio Aglianico 2009

Rivera Cappellaccio Aglianico 2009

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0,75 l  -  13.50% by vol.
Rivera
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"Cappellaccio" expresses the full potential of Aglianico grown on the limestone hills of the DOC Castel del Monte. Its important structure is refined from aging in French oak for 12 months, balanced by fresh acidity typical of the variety. Its elegant bouquet, harmonious and complex make it suitable to accompany savory meat and mature cheeses. Serve at cellar temperature.
Dense garnet-red.
Multi-layered bouquet of ripe wild red berry fruit, leather, pipe tobacco and spice.
Rich palate, austere, very lengthy and well-balanced.
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Serving temperature:
16 - 18°C.
Longevity:
15 - 25 years
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Name Rivera Cappellaccio Aglianico 2009
Wine type Red still
Classification
Year 2009
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country
Region Apulia
Grapes 100% Aglianico
Location Andria (BT)
Climate Altitude: 220 m. a.s.l.
Yield x hectare 90-100 q/ha
Harvest Grapes are picked in mid-October.
Period fermentation 12-14 days
Vinification The grapes macerate for 12-14 days in stainless steel, with frequent pumpovers to maximize aroma and colour extraction and, at the same time, to soften tannins.
Aging The wine matures for 12 months 50%in French oak barriques of different ages and 50% in 50-hl Slavonian oak botti to gain a great balance without becoming oaky. The wine is not cold stabilised before bottling. A further year in glass allows its varietal characteristics to fully develop.
Alcohol 13.50% by volume
Total acidity 5.65 gr/L
PH 3.43
Residual sugars 1.60 gr/L
Production year 50,000 bottles
Matching Pasta dishes with savoury sauces, fullflavoured roasts, small game, and cheeses.
On sale Price Rivera Cappellaccio Aglianico 2009 HK$ 123.00 

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The de Corato family roots go deep into the agriculture of Puglia. Here, in the countryside of Andria, Sebastiano de Corato founded the Azienda Vinicola Rivera in the late 1940s, inspired by a vision of realising, and bringing to the world’s attentio...
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2010
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2010
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