Cembrani “708 km Rosso” 2017 – Cembrani D.O.C.by Valentino Minotti
ORGANOLEPTIC EXAMINATION: ruby red colour with light purple hues; on the nose, it is very intense, fruity; hints of berries and a light spicy note. Dry, fresh and persistent.
Cembrani 708 km Rosso” is made of a bland of Slave, Lagrein. The grapes harvested for the production of this blend are part of several vineyards owned by the members of the Cembrani DOC. Each company has selected a particular area, has vinified the grapes and conferred the wine to the Consortium for the creation of an exceptional blend of the best that can be produced. These wines are the expression of the historic vines of the area, together with those that represent the future of the Valle di Cembra vineyard. The vineyards have a south/east exposure and are located between 300 meters a.s.l. and 550 meters a.s.l. in the municipalities of Cembra and Giov. The soil is predominately constructed of porphyritic and calcareous and duo the topology the harvest doesn’t allow the use of machinery, every grape is hand-picked The fermentation of Cembrani 708 km Rosso is on the skins in stainless steel at controlled temperature; racking with soft pressing, then the wine mature in stainless steel and then in bottle.
“708 km Cembrani Bianco” and “708 km Cembrani Rosso” represent the ambassadors of the excellence of the Valle di Cembra territory and its unique pedoclimatic peculiarities: the continental climate, the south/east exposure, the porphyry and limestone geological component in the initial of the valley, the strong thermal excursion in the pre-harvest period, are the unique characteristics of the Valle di Cembra which yield exceptional grapes. The territory of Valle di Cembra and its estimated 708 km of dry stone walls are dedicated.