Cannici [raisin red]
Classification: Calabria Indicazione Geografica Tipica Passito Rosso
Grape varieties: gaglioppo 100%
Vineyard: Hill – Plants/Ha: 5.000 Training system: spurred cordon
Harvest: Late harvest, 3rd week October
Whither: 15 days on trellis
Wine-making: Hand picked grapes, vinificated in steel tanks with maceration on skins for 12 days, delestage, fermentation at controlled temperature
Ageing: In acciaio
Grado alcolico (in vol.): 14%
Colour: intense ruby red
Scent: a very good presentation, a fine, complex, fruity and flowery equilibrium perfume. It smells of developed mature red barried fruits, like plums and cherries, and has a gentle scents of violet, figs and candied fruit.
Palate: sweet, warm, soft, quite fresh and fine, with a considerable persistence. Pleasant tannic note and slight acidity that expresses a precious equilibrium and a remarkable elegance.
Matching: Meditation wine, for sipping alone, or with aged cheese. Perfect with Calabrian traditional sweets, dried fruit and figs or cherry tarts.
The most charming matching is with dark chocolate.
Service temperature: 12 – 14° C