Grignolino d’Asti "LANFORA" DOC MONTALBERA
This “Grignolino Lanfora” produced by Montalbera has the DOC denomination and it is composed by 100% Grignolino grapes, cultivated in the area of Castagnole Monferrato and Montemagno, in the heart of Piedmont. The plants are trained with Guyot method. The traditional red wine making is followed by the aging, that is developed for 8-10 months in amphoras of different dimensions made of terracotta. This is its main feature. Then, the wine continues its maturation in the bottle, where it rests horizontally at controlled temperature.
Features of “Grignolino d’ Asti DOC Lanfora”
Its aspect shows a shiny ruby red colour full of orange reflections, that characterize the variety. Its intense perfume recalls raspberry, roots and curry. The taste is vibrant and sour, with soft tannins and sensations of exotic flowers and black pepper.
Recommended food pairings while tasting this red wine from Piedmont
This sensational wine is excellent with cold cuts, warm starters, light second dishes made with white meat. It has to be served at 16°C in a wide wine glass that allows oxygenation. The alcoholic strength is 14% Vol.