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Cabernet Sauvignon (IGP Lazio) ‘Colle Imperatore’

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Tasting Notes

Colle Imperatore is bold red in color with purplish flecks. Aromas of spice, plum, leather, and ripe cherries on the nose. Full-bodied on the palate with good tannins. Pairs well with Florentin lamb chops (with rosemary), roasted meats, and aged cheeses.

Winery

Solonio

Region

Lazio

Varietal

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Location of Vineyards

Lanuvio

Altitude

150 meters above sea level

Type of Planting

Traditional

Soil

Volcanic

Type of Cultivation

Guyot

Vinification

The grapes are de-stemmed and undergo soft pressing and then a 6-day maceration process on the skins at controlled temperatures. The must is removed, softly pressed, and then micro-oxygenation of the wine takes place.

Aging

It is refined for 3 months in steel tanks and 3 months in oak barrels.

Alcohol Content

13%

Oenologist

Donato Lanati (consultant)