Brecciaro Ciliegiolo di Narni Umbria IGT - 2019
Leonardo Bussoletti is a winemaker from the city of Narni. Narni is a historical city located in the Umbria region, right in the heart of Italy. Bussoletti is focused on bringing on the winemaking tradition of the area. In his portfolio, we find wines made with varieties such as Grechetto and Trebbiano Spoletino for the whites, while the reds only from the Ciliegiolo, another autochthonous grape of the region. Leonardo is the pioneer in producing Ciliegiolo wines, traditionally also used in the production of Chianti, but Bussoletti having recognized the potential of this grape he decided instead to produce mono-varietal wines. Thanks to him, Ciliegiolo is now more known around the world.
Bright ruby, medium concentrate. Youthful profile on the nose with fresh dark cherry, raspberry, rose petal, and vanilla. Fresh acidity on the palate, delicate tannin, and mineral finish.
The fermentation, that occurs in stainless steel, follows a period of aging in stainless steel vat and big barrels (9-12 months).
|NAME:||Brecciaro Ciliegiolo di Narni Umbria IGT|
|APPELLATION:||Ciliegiolo di Narni Umbria IGT|
|GRAPE VARIETY:||100% Ciliegiolo|
|AGING:||Big oak barrels 9-12 months|