- Brand: Elda Cantine
- Product Code: Elda_Ettore
- Availability: In Stock
NERO DI TROIA IGP Puglia
Ettore, hero of the Trojan war with his strong, bold character, represents the true pride of our cask aged Nero di Troia.
Grape variety: 100% Nero di Troia
Vine age: 15 years
Training system: Guyot espalier
Planting density: 4000 plants per hectare
Average grape yield per hectare: 60 quintals (6000 kg)
Production area: Troia (FG), Puglia
Altitude: 439 metres above sea-level
Soil characteristics: chalky, medium texture
Harvesting period: first ten days of October
Red wine vinification process with fermentation temperature controlled at 25° C, two weeks of maceration
Aged for 12 months in barrels (Treuil and Tonelerìa Nacional) before a further 12 months in the bottle
Alcohol content: 15,5% Vol.
Unfiltered wine, the possible presence of sediment should be considered natural and we recommend decanting before consumption.
Vista: ruby red with intense garnet reflections at the rim
Aroma: intense and complex, jammy with clear vanilla spiced scents, black pepper and balsamic notes at the finish
Taste: dry, warm, soft, tannic, persistent and rounded off with toasty notes
Recommended with: game, roasted and braised meat, mature cheeses
Serving temperature: 16° – 18° C