OPERA PRIMA, Ruche di Castagnole Monferrato, Ferraris Agricola

SANT’EUFEMIA

RUCHÈ OF CASTAGNOLE MONFERRATO D.O.C.G.

Produced from Ruché grapes, Sant’Eufemia is the baby brother of our selection, and an ideal choice for a casual drink with friends. Ready-to-drink, its youth is revealed through a ruby red color with purple nuances. Intense aromas of rosebud and freshly picked cherries accompany the first sip, while the freshness and light tannin will have you soon refilling your glass.
Grape Varietal: Ruchè 100%
Production Area: Castagnole Monferrato, Asti District
Soil: Clay and tuff
Growing System: Long Cordon Spur
Yield: 6 tons/ha – 260 mtrs above the sea level
Age of the Wines: 8-12 years
Alcoholic Fermentation: In temperature controlled stainless steel rotofermenters for 10-15 days
Malolactic Fermentation: In 54 hl oak tini
Ageing: 6-9 months in oak big barrel
Refinement: 3 months in the bottle, unfiltered
Colour: Ruby red
Bouquet: The wood is perfect for providing a natural level of oxygenation, without much oak flavor, very intense aromas of flowers
Taste: Also at the palate, intese aromas of flowers, balanced, elegant, with tannins that work hard at being soft
Food Pairings: Truffles, game, medium aged cheeses, red and white meats, pasta
Serving Temperature: 18-20°

Alcohol: 15%
Residual Sugar: 1,17 g/l
Total Acidity: 4,74 g/l

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