Lacrima di Morro d’Alba "KERRIA" DOC Garofoli
The Karria DOC is a red young wine. The origin area is the Morro d’Alba hamlet where the soil is clay and calcareous. The grapes used are the “Lacrima” ones. This particular vineyard gives freshness to the palate and rose and violet aromas to the nose. It has to be drunk young when it is at its best. There is the grapes picking and the destemming and the pressing followed by fermentation and a 5 days maceration on peels. At the end there is the racking off and the malolactic fermentation. The aging period lasts 4 months in bottle. If well-conserved the Karria DOC can be aged up to 2-3 years.
Characteristics of this wine of the Garofali winery
It has a garnet red color with purple reflections. It has a fragrant, intense and characteristic smell of rose and violet. The taste is fresh, pleasant and lightly tannic.
Suggested pairings with the Lacrima di Morro d’Alba "KERRIA" Doc
The red wine Lacrima di Morro D’Alba Karria DOC is perfect with cold cuts and braised red meats. It has to be served at 16°C in wide wine glasses to envelop the taster. It has a proof of 12%.