Terracalda Piedirosso Campi Flegrei DOC Cantine Babbo
WINE: Campi Flegrei Piedirosso dei DOC
GRAPE VARIETY: Piedirosso 100%
PRODUCTION ZONE: Comunes of Bacoli and Pozzuoli
GROWING METHOD: Training to stakes following traditional Puteolian custom
AGE OF VINES: From 10 to over 100 years old (some vines are registered in the Campania historic register of Vine Varieties)
HARVEST PERIOD: Mid October
HARVEST METHOD: Manual with selection of grape cluster
VINIFICATION: Maceration of grape and skins in steel tanks with selected yeasts and meticulous analytical and sensorial testing
TEMPERATURE CONTROL: Yes.
- fermentation temperature between 22°C and 24°C
- primary fermentation temperature 12°C
FERMENTATION PERIOD: Around 10 days
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION: Yes.
PRIMARY FERMENTATION: In steel vats
SECONDARY FERMENTATION: In bottle for at least 4-6 months
ALCOHOL CONTENT: From 11.5% to 13%
TOTAL ACIDITY: From 4.5 to 5.5 g/l
RESIDUAL SUGUAR: Less than 1 g/l
COLOUR: Dark ruby red
AROMA: Ripe grape with hints of wild berries and yellow peach
FLAVOUR: Dry and well balanced
FOOD PAIRING: Ideal with fish based dishes like stockfish in tomato and oregano sauce, with white meats such as hunter’s rabbit stew, or with vegetable dishes such as eggplant parmesan.