Pinot Nero Alto Adige DOC KETTMEIR Santa Margherita
The Pinot Nero DOC of the Kettmeir winery is a classical wine of the Trentino and it reflects the local tradition and culture by valorizing and spreading its character in the world wide. The Pinot nero is vinified in red by the maceration on peels under temperature control starting from 12°C-13°C, then during the fermentation, with a progressive increasing, it achieves the 25°-27°C at the end of this process. This increasing of the temperatures permits the alcoholic fermentation of the Pinot nero to extract the natural colored substances and to stabilize themselves with the tannins of the grapes. The wine achieves a proof of 13%. Then, after the fermentation the young wine has to age for 4 or 6 months in wood barrels of 30 hectoliters. The Pinot nero grapes of the Kettmeir company are cultivated on calcareous soils, quite loose. The soil consisting of stones has a good quantity of organic substances and the vines are located at 450-600 meters above the sea level. The pinot grapes are used pure at 100% and they are cultivated in shoot positioning with the trellised method.
Characteristics of the Pinot Nero Alto Adige DOC wine
The Pinot Nero DOC Kettmeir has a characteristic ruby red color, that comes from the wine making process, and it has an elegant and rich perfume of red fruits, and the taste in soft on the palate, inviting with a fine and persistent aftertaste.
Suggested matches with the Pinot Nero Blauburgunder wine
This refined classic wine Pinot Nero DOC of the Kettmeir winery is perfect with main courses flavored with speck, second courses of meats and medium aged cheeses. It has to be served at 16°-18°C in Ballon or Grand Ballon wine glasses. The Bordeaux wine glasses are good if the wine is matched with main courses because it permits to concentrate the scents in the nose during the tasting.