Uve CarateRosso Riserva
Uve CarateRosso Riserva

Astonishing expression of a region that has always been associated with white wines. Uve Carate is a thick red of long lasting emotions. It writes a text of the territory where it come from, stately asserting its identity. It seduces the eyes with thick dark ruby colour, inspires with its deep aromas reverberating of spices, peat moss and chocolate.

Provenance of grapes:
From the vineyards of Castello di Buttrio
Alternate layers of marl and sandstone of eocene origin, known as “ponca” in Friulian
Vineyard sites:
Hillslope rows, planted on ledges for improved vineyard management
Site climate:
The location in the hills at Castello di Buttrio, 142 metres above sea level, ensures perfect air circulation and the ideal range of day-night temperatures at harvest time brings the grapes to optimal ripeness
Age of vines:
30-60 years
Training system:
Vineyard management:
Integrated low environmental impact management encourages the grapes to express the territory
Harvest period:
Decided on the basis of phenolic and aromatic ripeness monitored by laboratory tests and grape tasting
The grapes are destemmed and crushed. Maceration with periodic pump-overs lasts for about four weeks. Alcoholic fermentation is followed by malolactic fermentation
For 20 months in first-use, mid toasted small oak casks on the fermentation lees, kept in suspension by periodic stirring
Release to market:
30-32 months after the harvest following further bottle ageing
Sensory profile:
Appearance: Deep red
Nose: Currants, brambles and dried figs complement the coffee, chocolate and spice aromatics
Palate:Fragrances and aromas come together on a rounded palate that flaunts complex, mouth-pervading tannins
Food matchings:
Superb with game and red meats. Excellent with roasts, braises and mature piquant cheeses
Serving temperature:
18° – 20° C
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