Black Label

Maurus Pinot Nero

“Fruit in spirits, dried flowers, notes of undergrowth and an ethereal background that recalls china and enamel, wrapped in wood and spices… pleasantly fresh, with a begining of toasted wood”

Designation of origin: Doc Isonzo del Friuli.
Grape variety: 100% Pinot Nero (French clones).
Average age of vines: 35 years.
Training system: single Guyot.
Yield/hectare: 38/Ha.
Winemaking: handpicked, the grapes are partially destemmed and partially left as whole clusters. Skin maceration at a controlled temperature followed by the alcoholic fermentation in 10/15 hl. tanks up to 20 days.
Ageing: after the alcoholic and malolactic fermentation, it ages in new 300 L. French oak barrels for about 18 months, depending on the vintage. It faces a further aging in the bottle for another 12 months.
Colour: deep ruby red.
Bouquet: intense and fine, profound expression of the territory where it grows. Scents of fruits in liqueur, dried flowers and notes of undergrowth. Aftertaste of cinchona and enamel with spicy and wooden echoes.
Taste: it opens with toasted wood notes, it then develops an aftertaste of red fruits jam. Full and persistent in the mouth with a pleasant freshness to the end.
Pairing suggestions: it complements well hearty red meat and game based dishes, as well as savory mature cheeses.
Alcohol: 13.50%* by vol.
Serving temperature: 16 / 18 °C
*Data may vary from year to year