The eye is captivated by the strong red colour, the nose by the fruity, balsamic notes and the palate by the sweet but not cloying flavour.
“Dagoberthus” Passito di Wildbacher
Veneto IGT (Typical Geographical Indication)
TYPE: sweet red wine.
GRAPE VARIETY: Wildbacher, Col Sandago biotype.
PRODUCTION AREA: Tenuta Col Sandago company vineyards in Susegana (TV).
SOIL: calcareous, clayey, with sandstone subsoil.
EXPOSURE: south-east, south, south-west.
ALTITUDE: 250/300 m a.s.l.
TRAINING SYSTEM: spurred cordon.
PLANTING DENSITY: 6.000 vines per hectare.
YIELD: 1 kg per plant.
HARVEST: grapes are hand-picked in mid-October, carefully selecting the best bunches. The grapes are then placed in small crates and dried naturally in the company “fruttaio” (fruit drying loft).
VINIFICATION: the grapes are dried until February and then pressed. The very sweet, concentrated juice that is extracted is placed in oak casks to ferment.
AGING: 18 months in oak barrels, followed by at least 6 months in bottles.
COLOUR: strong, vibrant red.
AROMA: generous and enveloping, with scents of berries, including currants and blueberries, and fragrant notes of medicinal herbs and thyme.
TASTE: sweet but not cloying, with a refreshing good acidity that balances the tannins.
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: a wine to savour by itself, exploring its enigmatic personality, or to enjoy with aged cheeses. Pair it with chocolate for an
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 12°C