La Spinetta Il Colorino di Casanova
Grape Varietal: 100% Colorino
Vineyard: Casanova Terricciola, and Casciana Terme
Vine Age: 15 years
Altitude: 250 meters above sea level
Soil: Calcareous, ocean sediments
Training System: Cordone Speronato
Harvest: First to second week of September
Yield per acre: 3,000 bottles
Fermentation: Alcoholic fermentation for 10-11 days in temperature controlled roto-fermenters, malolactic fermentation in oak
Aging: 24 months in medium toast French oak casks, transfer to stainless steel vats for 10 months before bottling, aging in bottles for another 6 months.
Alcohol content: 14% alcohol by volume
Production: 15,000 bottles per year
Tasting Notes: Intense dark red in color. A bouquet of blueberries, plums and flowers. Blueberry character and hints of fresh herbs and thorn bush. Full body, fine, polished tannins, beautiful fruit.
Formats Available: 750 ml
Current Vintage: 2013