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OLPAIO - Rubbia al Colle

OLPAIO - Rubbia al Colle

OLPAIO - Rubbia al Colle

Italy
Muratori
Red Wine
  • Hors D’oeuvre & Antipasti
  • Meat & Game
  • Hors D’oeuvre & Antipasti
  • Meat & Game
Named after “olpe”, an Etruscan clay carafe used as a container for wine. This wine is made from a blend of grapes grown in three hillside vineyards with diverse soil compositions.
 
It is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot; two varieties highly adapted to the microclimate in the area surrounding Suvereto, and considered classic varieties due to their longstanding presence in the area.
 
Region: Toscana
Appellation: Val di Cornia Suvereto DOCG
Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot.
Total Vineyard area: 16.5 ha
Vintage: 2004/2011
Maturation: for 12 months in small oak barrels and another 12 months in casks – 6 months in the bottle.
 
Tasting Notes:
Merlot gives the amplitude of aromas and smoothness, the Cabernet Sauvignon the olfactory intensity and fullness of flavor.
 
Food Pairings:
Savory first courses, roasts, red meats.
 
Service Temperature:
18-20°C. It requires being decanted
 

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