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2012 Giuseppe Quintarelli ‘Alzero’ Cabernet Veneto IGT, Italy

$1,800.00

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Varieties

Cabernet

Vintage

2012

Country

Italy

Region

Veneto

Bottle Size

750ml

40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Cabernet Franc, 20% Merlot -30 years average
• Harvested before most other grapes, at the end of August and beginning of September
• Careful selection of grapes during harvest
• After harvest, grapes sit in wooden boxes or on rush mats
• Dried grapes are pressed in mid-December
• Grapes are pressed and after 20 days of maceration, alcoholic fermentation begins with indigenous yeasts
• Fermentation lasts approximately 50 days
• Wine is then aged in French barrels for two or three years, then racked into Slavonian oak barrels for four more years
• During this aging process, additional alcoholic fermentations take place

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