Pinot Nero Riserva Praepositus

Alto Adige DOC

Ruby-red with clear lighter hues at the rim. Notes of sour cherries and wild raspberries. Scent of forest floor, cinnamon and cloves. Elegant and seductive with alluring acidity and a velvety structure.

Cultivation zone

Cultivation zone: Marklhof, Cornaiano (Appiano)
Elevation: 380 m
Soil type: Permeable moraine debosits on a porphyritic bedrock
Aspect: Nord
Grape variety: Pinot Noir
Training method: Guyot
Vines per hectare: 5.000
Yield per hectare: 45 hl

Serving recommendations

Service temperature: 14° - 16° C
Ageing potential: 10 - 15 years


Vinification: Fermentation on the skins in stainless steel tanks with skins pushed down at regular intervals for 15 days; 10% whole cluster. Malolactic fermentation and maturation for 24 months in French barriques and tonneaux (1/3 new)
Fermentation temperature: max. 28° C
Maturation period: 24 months
Bottle ageing: 12 months

Analytical data

Alcohol: 14,00% vol.
Acidity: 5,70 g/l
Sugar-free extract: 27,90 g/l
Residual sugar: 1,40 g/l

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