SITULA ROSSO

AREA OF PRODUCTION
From Marco Donati’s vineyards in Mezzocorona – Campo Rotaliano and Marco di Rovereto

GRAPE VARIETY
Selection at harvest of three varieties typical of Trentino: LAGREIN, TEROLDEGO and MARZEMINO

VINIFICATION
Traditional maceration of the skins of the three varieties together, temperature-controlled fermentation,
maceration in stainless steel tanks until bottled in Spring.

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS
COLOUR: brilliant ruby red
AROMA: a rich bouquet pleasantly fruity with hints of violet and raspberry typical of Teroldego and Lagrein, with a nuance of sweet violet and marasca cherry typical of Marzemino.
TASTE: excellent balance between freshness and aroma, immediate hints of fruit, it closes the palate with velvety tannins of Lagrein cultivated in the best “terroir”.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13% VOL

SERVING TEMPERATURE
Serve at 16° – 20° C

MATCHING WITH FOOD
Ideal with white and red meats, cheese and charcuterie this wine is very good drunk with dishes that are not too heavy and spicy.
With its bright fruit flavors and balanced acidity, it is also suitable as an aperitif.

CONSERVATION AND AGING
The wine is excellent in the year of release, but can also age for at least three years with proper storage.

HISTORY OF A “SITULA”
The bronze Situla is an ancient sacred vessel, that used to contain wine meant to be offered to the gods. It also contains more than 2500 years of history, in fact it was found in “Cembra Valley” in Trentino and it’s dated IV century B.C, therefore it belongs to retro-etruco’s epoch.