Aetas Nova

AETAS NOVA Castel del Monte Nero di Troia Riserva DOCG 2012 2013

Designation: Castel del Monte Nero di Troia Riserva DOCG.
Grape Variety:100% Nero di Troia “small berry” of the historical wine area of Canosa di Puglia.

Altitude:250 mt a.s.l.
Viticultural Area:Puglia, Castel del Monte DOC area, Murgia hills in the territory of Minervino Murge.
Soil:calcareous, sandy and deep tufaceous.

Growing Method:vertical shoot positioning (VSP), cordon spur-gujot.
Density:4000 plants/ha.
Yield per hectare:9,00 T/ha.

Vinification Process:fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature, with a post-fermentation maceration for 10-12 days.

Maturation:6 months in stainless steel tanks on the fine lees, large oak slavonian barrel for at least 20 months and then in the bottle.

Wine Notes:Aetas Nova deeply reflects the soul and the essence of the wine cultural heritage of our territory. Nero di Troia small berry grape is the protagonist. It comes to a new life after years of being underestimated and through its structure and its character it is reaffirming its dignity of a noble wine.
Color:ruby with intense purple-red reflections.
Nose:persistent, full of black berry fruit scent with hints of spicy.
Taste:very dense and harmonious on the palate with a slightly tannic finale.
Food Match:ideal for roasts, lamb, roast beef, pasta with wild game sauce, seasoned cheeses and cold cuts.

Serving T°:18°-20°C. Suggested to open one our before drinkingAlcohol:13,50% vol.

Analytical Data:pH: 3.50, Total acidity: 5,40 g/lResidual Sugar:1,9 g/l, SO2 total: 90 g/l
Total Dry Extract:33 g/l