Il Cucco Monferrato rosso DOC
Grape variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Vine growing system: Guyot
Plant density: 4500 vines per hectare
Average age of the vineyards: 20 years-old
Il Cucco Monferrato rosso DOC’s alcoholic fermentation that takes place through the maceration of the skins, alternating pumping over with délestage operations, is preceded by soft crushing and destemming.
It is carried out at a temperature of approx. 26°C, in temperature-controlled stainless steel tank. Then, malolactic fermentation is carried out in stainless steel tanks with the aid of selected bacteria.
Il Cucco Monferrato rosso DOC is an intense deep red, has a strong, pleasurable and elegant scent, with delicate nuances of fresh fruit and ripe peppers. Its taste is dry, full, harmonious, with a good and elegant tannic structure. It pairs well with game, red meat, tasty first course dishes and aged cheeses.