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Ambruco Pallagrello Nero Terre del Volturno IGT
Campania

The name Ambruco is a linguistic play on the term “vitis labrusca”, meaning wild vine. There is a place near Castel Campagnano of the same name, where centuries-old wild vines used to grow. Local peasants considered these vines almost holy because of their age.


Owner: Manuela Piancastelli and Peppe Mancini
Website: www.terredelprincipe.com
Winemaker: Luigi Moio
Type: Red wine
Varietals: 100% Pallagrello Nero

Vineyard Location: Castel Campagnano
Orientation: North-West
Elevation: 985 ft
Trellising: Guyot
Vines/Acre: 2,023
Yield/Acre: 24 ql
Soil: Dry, rich mix of volcanic soil, sand and clay

Vinification
Hand-harvested grapes undergo berry selection on a table in the winery before prolonged maceration and fermentation at a controlled temperature using native yeasts

Aging Process
12 months in new, 225L French oak barrels and bottle refined for 18 year

Tasting Notes
Color: Deep ruby red
Bouquet: Nose of evolves from berry notes to chocolate and through to green pepper
Flavor: Balanced, rich with elegant tannins with a long finish of spice and blackberry
Pairings: Ideal with grilled meats, pork and cheeses

Alcohol Content: 13%
Serving Temperature: 62°F
Production: 3,900 bottles