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Bonavita - Faro 2016

€44,00
Region: Sicily
Grape variety: Nerello Mascalese, Nerello Cappuccio, Nocera
Alcoholic strength : 12,5%.
Food pairing: First Courses of Meat, Red Meats, Cold Cuts and Cheeses

CLASSIFICATION: FARO - Denomination of Controlled Origin
ALTITUDE: 250-300 m s.l.m.
AGE OF THE VINEYARD:
from 10 to 80 years.

GROWING SYSTEM: bush-trained and espalier.
PLANTING DENSITY: 5000 vines/hectare.
SOIL TYPE: medium mixture characterized by layers of clay and limestone tuffs.
TYPE OF AGRICULTURE:




NATURAL. No use of chemical fertilizers, contribution of organic substance through green manure of legumes and grasses; no use of herbicides and insecticides; careful interventions of green pruning in order to limit to the strict necessity the antiparasitic treatments carried out with low doses of copper and sulphur; thinning of the bunches in excess, if necessary.
YIELD PER HECTARE: 60 Q.li
HARVEST: manual harvesting of the grapes between the first and second decade of October.
VINIFICATION: traditional in red. Part of the grapes is fermented in large oak vats and part in steel. No chemical additives are added to the grapes, only long maceration on the skins, from a minimum of 20 days up to 60 days; then a soft pressing with the traditional hydraulic press.
AGING: about 24 months in oak barrels of 30 Hl and steel, at least ten months in bottle.
PRODUCTION: about 7000 bottles.



Bonavita - Faro 2016

€44,00

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