Designation: Castel del Monte Nero di Troia Riserva DOCG.
Grape Variety: 100% Nero di Troia “small berry” of the historical wine area of Canosa di Puglia.
Altitude: 250 mt a.s.l.
Viticultural Area: Puglia, Castel del Monte DOC area, Murgia hills in the territory of Minervino Murge.
Soil: calcareous, sandy and deep tufaceous.
Growing Method: vertical shoot positioning (VSP), cordon spur-gujot.
Density: 4000 plants/ha.
Yield per hectare: 9,00 T/ha.
Vinification Process: fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature, with a post-fermentation maceration for 10-12 days.
Maturation: 6 months in stainless steel tanks on the fine lees, large oak slavonian barrel for at least 20 months and then in the bottle.
Wine Notes: Aetas Nova deeply reflects the soul and the essence of the wine cultural heritage of our territory. Nero di Troia small berry grape is the protagonist. It comes to a new life after years of being underestimated and through its structure and its character it is reaffirming its dignity of a noble wine.
Color: ruby with intense purple-red reflections.
Nose: persistent, full of black berry fruit scent with hints of spicy.
Taste: very dense and harmonious on the palate with a slightly tannic finale.
Food Match: ideal for roasts, lamb, roast beef, pasta with wild game sauce, seasoned cheeses and cold cuts.
Serving T°: 18°-20°C. Suggested to open one our before drinking Alcohol: 13,50% vol.
Analytical Data: pH: 3.50, Total acidity: 5,40 g/l Residual Sugar: 1,9 g/l, SO2 total: 90 g/l
Total Dry Extract: 33 g/l