Rivera Il falcone 2011

Rivera Il falcone 2011

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0,75 l  -  13.50% by vol.
Rivera
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93
BB
95
A complex wine, elegant and austere that signifies the great potential of the "Nero di Troia" (about 70%), the main indigenous variety of the DOC Castel del Monte, that provides its essence, character and elegance, combined with other local varieties that provide to its harmony. Aged in French oak for at least 14 months and for a further year in bottle, goes well with red meats, game and mature cheeses. Well-preserved, shows great aging capacity.
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:
05 - 10 years
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Name Rivera Il falcone 2011
Wine type Red still
Classification
Year 2011
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country
Region Apulia
Grapes 30% Montepulciano, 70% Uva di Troia
Location Andria (BT)
Climate Altitude: 200 m. a.s.l.
Yield x hectare 90-100 q/ha
Harvest 3rd week of October.
Vinification Maceration and colour extraction are carried out in stainless steel for 15 days with frequent pump-overs and delestage, to obtain at the same time better extraction and softer tannins.
Aging The wine ages for 14 months, 50% in 30 hl French oak casks -50% in 225 litre French oak barriques. A further year in the bottle before release allows the development of Il Falcone’s elegance and complexity.
Alcohol 13.50% by volume
Total acidity 5.50 gr/L
PH 3.49
Residual sugars 1.60 gr/L
Production year 160,000 bottles
Matching Its dense texture, complemented by barrel and bottle ageing, makes this wine the ideal complement to highly-seasoned dishes, such as full flavoured red meat, roasts, game, and meats with hearty sauces. Serve at cool room temperature, uncorking the bottle a half hour beforehand, or decanting the contents into a carafe to allow the wine to breathe.
On sale Price Rivera Il falcone 2011 HK$ 190.00 

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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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2011
xtraWine
93/100 
2011
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2010
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93/100 
2009
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2009
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90/100 
2009
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