Il Tratto 2009 - DOC Castel del Monte
Il Tratto is a DOC Castel del Monte wine. Complex and elegant is made by blending two historical grapes of the area: Nero di Troia and (80%) and Montepulciano (20%). The palate is rich with lingering notes of Mediterranean garrigue, rosemary and black olives harmoniously supported by a balanced acidity.
The two grape varieties are processed separately. Manual harvested then destemmed and macerated with controlled temperature never exceeding 25°C for 20 days with daily pumping. 14,50 % Vol. 36 months in new and mainly used French oak barriques, then racked and blended with extra ageing in stainless steel vats for 6 months.