Le Rocche del Gatto Macajolo Vino Rosso 2012

$24.00

Winemaker Fausto De Andreis of Rocche Del Gatto is located in the Ligurian town of Albenga, southwest of Savona. This is 100% Ormeasco planted on a steep, sea-facing vineyard. Soil is comprised of granite, covered by a thin layer of reddish and iron-rich clay.

Grapes are handpicked during the first ten days of October. Maceration on the skins lasts for 7 days and then gently pressed off. After fermentation done in temperature controlled stainless steel vats, the wine then ages for 8 months in neutral 900 Liter French oak barrels.