Irpinia Rosso DOC – Segreti

Name Segreti – Irpinia Rosso DOC
Appellation Denomination of origin controlled
Region Campania
Grape Variety Aglianico Nero
Training system Trellis system with spurred cordon farming
Soil composition Hilly soil is mainly volcanic, clayey, calcareous
Period of harvest November
Winemaking Soft pressing of the grapes. Pressing of whole bunches of grapes. Cold static clarification. Fermentation was conducted with selected yeast strains.
Fining Aging in French oak barrels for 18 months followed by 6 months in bottle
Alcohol degree 15 % vol
Food matching Seasoned cheeses, first courses based on sauces and meat, second courses based on red meat and  game
Serving temperature 18° c
Wine Characteristics Well structured on the palate, plums, chocolate, currant, blackberries, cherries and spices