Kagor vino liquoroso
The vineyard: “vigneto del mattino”.
Blend: 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 25% Syrah, 25% Sangiovese.
Age of the vines: 9-10 years.
Orientation of the vines: est/sud – est.
Soil type: sand (79%), clay (15%) and light loam (6%).
Density of planting: 5.000 per ha.
Height above sea level: 335-365 meters above sea level
Per hectare yield: 50 Hl/Ha.
Manuring: Manure and green manure techniques. Holistic agricultural practice.
Winemaking: The grapes are left to partially dry on the vine, then hand picked and placed in boxes and further selected by hand on the sorting table. Maceration lasts for 20 days at a controlled temperature. Frequent passing of the must. Gentle pressing. Subsequent aging in small oak barrels for approximately 6 months. A further aging for 18 months in stainless steel barrels. At the end of the barrel aging process an addition of alcohol distilled from the wine and grape sugars brings both the alcohol level up to 16% Alc.Vol and the desired sweetness is achieved then a further aging for 6 month in the bottle.
Bottling: the waning moon of October or November.
Production: 5.000 bottles.