Wine Serafini & Vidotto, "Phigaia", 2016, 1.5 L
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Wine of deep ruby red color.
The taste of the wine is full and balanced, with fruity tones and long enveloping finish.
The aroma of the wine reveals fruity notes of currant, cherry, plum and licorice nuances.
Wine perfect accompaniment to a juicy red meat, turkey sauce, seasoned milk cheese, veal cutlets.
Wine "Figaya" from Serafini e Vidotto is the so-called second wine farms, its name translates as "the perfection of the earth." Wine comes from a combination of three excellent varieties of grapes - Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. The wine is produced since 1994. Vineyards from which harvested are the southern and south-eastern exposure and are located at an altitude of 100-200 meters above sea level, on a mountain, rocky soil. Age of vines varies from 8 to 35 years. Merlot crop harvested in late September, and Cabernet - in mid-October. The fermentation process is carried out in stainless steel vats their temperature is not controlled. The duration of fermentation and maceration is 8 to 10 days, followed by malolactic fermentation process, 12-15 month aging in oak barrels (barriques recycling of 225 liters) and extract directly in the bottle for a period of 10 to 12 months. Annual production rather impressive - 40-50 thousand bottles of wine.
In the XI century near the small Italian town of Nervesa della Battaglia was founded by Benedictine monastery Abazia di Nervesa, monks are engaged in viticulture and winemaking. The winery was very large and development. It existed before the beginning of the XX century and was destroyed in 1918 during the First World War. In 1986, two friends - Francesco Serafini and Antonello Vidotto - decided to revive the ancient monastery winery. They are not just dropped off the best grape varieties, using traditional farming methods. Procured old documents and maps, Serafini and Vidotto began to recreate the landscape that this place was in those days. This affected not only architecture, but also vineyards. Serafini and Vidotto trying to improve crop quality, engaging in the development and selection of local vines. This long and complex process is still ongoing. Owners of the company are very careful to the nature and use only organic methods of winemaking. The grapes are harvested by hand and carefully sorted. The main objective of Serafini and save Vidotto believe, express and communicate the specifics of this ancient land with the help of the unique nature of their wines.
In the XI century, near the small Italian town of Nerveza della Battaglia, the Benedictine monastery Abazia di Nervesa was founded, whose monks were engaged in viticulture and winemaking. The farm was very large and developed. Having existed until the beginning of the 20th century, it was destroyed in 1918 during the First World War. In 1986, two friends - Francesco Serafini and Antonello Vidotto - decided to revive the ancient monastery winery. They didn't just plant the best grape varieties using the best farming practices. Having found old documents and maps, Serafini and Vidotto began to recreate the landscape that was in those days. This affected not only architecture, but also vineyards.
Serafini e Vidotto strives to revive the genetic heritage by developing and breeding local vines. This long and complex process continues to this day. The owners of the farm are very nature-friendly and use only organic wine-making methods. The grapes are harvested only by hand and carefully sorted. The main task of Serafini and Vidotto is to preserve, express and convey the specificity of this ancient land through the unique character of their wines.