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le Cruste (Nero di Troia) 2019 Bottle Front
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le Cruste (Nero di Troia) - 2019

Le Cruste is a Puglia red wine made from 100% Nero di Troia grapes and aged for 12 months in used oak French barrels and 10% in barriques. The enveloping bouquet of ripe fruit and sweet spices introduces a full-bodied and structured sip, with an enveloping tannic texture and a very long finish. Intense ruby red color with purple highlights. The nose is intense and persistent with rich notes of brambleberries and extremely ripe plums. Well-balanced with a silky tannin structure.

  • Brand: Alberto Longo
  • Region:Puglia
  • Sub-Region:Foggia
  • Commune/Village:Lucera
  • Varietal:Nero di Troia
  • Color:Red
  • Alcohol:13.5%
  • Size:750ml

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  • Country:Italy
  • How much so2 added:60 mg/l
  • Climate:We are in presence of Mediterranean climate but there is good ventilation and a profitable diurnal range, ideal condition for the perfect grape ripening.
  • Harvest Technique:Hand harvested
  • Soil:clay soils
  • Vineyard Size:6 ha
  • Vine Age (year planted):1990
  • Fermentation:Using local winery selected yeast, fermentation happens in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature, with prolonged contact with skins. Malolactic conversion occurs naturally
  • Elevage:Used French oak barriques and tonneaux for 12 months, in the bottle 18 months
  • Winemaker Name:Graziana Grassini head winemaker at Sassicaia
  • Finning & Filtration:No
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  • Total Production:900 cases
  • Sustainable Certificates:No chemical substances used during the agriculture and vinification steps; no sulfur and no animal products used
  • Sustainable Practice:Yes

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