Di Majo Norante Molise Rosso Don Luigi Riserva 2016

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The symbolic wine of the Di Majo Norante winery is definitely the Rosso Riserva DOC "Don Luigi". Excellent wine, endowed with particular finesse and elegance, which is obtained by assembling the best grapes of Montepulciano and Agliano harvested from the vineyards cultivated in the Mantarosa area. The grapes grow on calcareous soils at just a hundred meters of altitude. Low production per hectare, organic attention in the field and traditional production processes give this wine a great personality. The grapes are vinified according to tradition, with a long contact of the must with the pomace, then passing through an aging in oak barrels.
Don Luigi is presented in the glass with a very garnet red color, on the nose it is extremely complex with a great mix of mature furtta and spices. In the mouth it is fresh and fleshy, with an important structure.

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Color

Rosso granato intenso con riflessi violacei.

Smell

Intenso, di grande armonia con perfetta fusione fra i aromi di frutta matura che evocano il sottobosco, la prugna, sentori di legno tostato e vaniglia.

Taste

È un vino ricco, intenso, di grande struttura.

Pairings

Si abbina alla perfezione con le carni rosse, la cacciagione, piatti della grande cucina mediterranea, formaggi più o meno stagionati, formaggi muffati e carni alla griglia.

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Features

YEAR 2016
VINES 10% Aglianico, 90% Montepulciano
TRAINING SYSTEM Spalliera
ALCOL 15.50
FORMAT 0,75 L Standard

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CLASSIFICATION DOC Molise o del Molise
TEMPERATURE 16-18
LOCATION Martarosa
GROUND Calcareo
REFINEMENT In piccole botti di rovere.
ANNUAL PRODUCTION 30000
PLANTS FOR HECTARE 4400
WINEMAKING È vinificato tradizionalmente con lungo contatto del mosto con le vinacce.
DECANTING 1 ora
RETURN HALF 60-70 q.
SUGAR 3.2 g/l
DRY EXTRACT 38.9 g/l
ACIDITY 5.7 g/l
PH 3.6

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Awards

EXPERT YEAR MARK
EXPERT YEAR MARK
Red shramp 2006
Red shramp 2008
Red shramp 2011
Red shramp 2015
Red shramp 2016
Veronelli 2008
Veronelli 2011
Veronelli 2013
Veronelli 2015
Bibenda 2006
Bibenda 2008
Bibenda 2009
Bibenda 2011
Bibenda 2013
Bibenda 2014
Bibenda 2015
Bibenda 2016
Wine Spectator 2013 90
Wine Spectator 2015 90
Wine Advocated 2012 92
Wine Advocated 2014 93
James Suckling 2015 88
James Suckling 2016 91

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Name: Di Majo Norante
Start-up year: 1968
Cultivated hectares: 140
Winemaker name: Riccardo Cotttarella
Address: Via Colle Savino - Contrada Ramitelli, 4 - Campomarino (CB)
Web Site: www.dimajonorante.com

The Di Majo Norantes have been wine producers since 1800, the old cellars underneath the square and in the old family building at Campomarino still remain to prove it. Commitement to grape growing was inherited first of all by Luigi and then by his son Alessio Di Majo. It continues today alongside research and experimentation. Di Majo Norante produces its own wines from grapes grown on the 85 hectare vineyard of the ancient fief of the Marquises Norante di Santa Cristina. Since the Di Majo Norante "wine making philosophy" is consistent with the traditional methods of grape-growing and wine production which is focussed on preserving all the characteristics of Mediterranean wine-making, the modern cellar will soon also have a barrel-store that originally was a 17th Century stone granary.