Sangiovese and Merlot
about 30/40 days at 11/16°C
In stainless steel vats
Rose petal pink, with delicate rose and violet notes on the nose, supported by strawberries and raspberries. Its freshness and charm make it perfect for tasty antipasti and simple, perfectly cooked dishes.
Delicious as an aperitif, serve with crudités and fresh cheeses, white meat and light cuisine.
This year the seasons were normal: a cold, snowy winter, a wet spring, a hot summer, and variable weather in September and October leading up to the 2010 harvest. Bud break was in mid-April, while the veraison, which did take place later than in previous vintages, was uniform over all of the grape bunches. The grapes ripened evenly, and the bunches presented high sugar and anthocyanin concentrations.
The basic Merlot selected for Albia, which was harvested on September 2, presented good acidity and delicate aromas. The Sangiovese used in the blend was harvested on about September 20.
Presenting a pale pink (peach flower) colour, with very flowery aromas on the nose, scents of rose and violet, and fruity hints of strawberry and raspberry. The harmony between the freshness and sweetness of the fruit is very persistent in the mouth.