Monferrato Grignolino, 2019, Piedmont
Cuvée: Monferrato Grignolino
Grape(s): Grignolino, Barbera, Albarossa
Appellation: Monferatto DOC
Region, Country: Asti, Piemonte, Italy
Size: 750 ml
Winemaker(s): Olga Semencha
The Grignolino is destemmed & crushed into a stainless steel vat. After a 24 hr maceration, the free run juice is drained and the berries are pressed. After fermentation ends a couple of buckets of Albarossa pressed mash are added for color. After a week the wine is drained off the skins. The Barbera is fermented as a regular red, in stainless steel, with 20 days maceration on the skins.