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Latinia
Wine from Late-Harvest Grapes.
classification
Wine from Late-Harvest Grapes.
place of origin
Nasco grapes from bush-grown vineyards (ancient Latin vineyard) in the lower Sulcis area.
soil composition
Loose, mainly sandy.
grape varieties
Uve bianche tipiche del territorio.
climate
Hot and dry summers, mild winters.
harvesting
Late harvest wine. The harvesting period of nasco grapes is mainly dependent on the biotic and a-biotic factors influencing its degree of ripening. From late September to late October.
vinication and development
Late harvesting, also performed by going back repeatedly to the same vineyard, picking the grapes as they reach the desired degree of over-maturation. After removing the skins, the sugary must is fermented in stainless steel tanks. Alcoholic fermentation proceeds very slowly due to the high density of the must, until it comes to a halt naturally. The wine then develops for several months in third-passage French oak barriques.
tasting notes
Colour: Intense amber yellow. Nose: Rich bouquet with notes of honey, caramel, vanilla-flavoured sugar and clove. Palate: Good persistence and balance in the mouth, with a sweetness that is never cloying and finish recalling orange blossoms.
storage
Constant temperature 17 °C, humidity 75-80%, away from light, horizontal bottle.
serving
Medium goblet with narrow rim, serving temperature about 14 °C.
matchings
From ricotta cheese ravioli, fried and dressed with honey, to well-matured cheeses. It enhances any type of dessert.