Murella (Pallagrello Nero)

Alois_Murella_100.jpgWinery: Alois
Pontelatone (Casserta), Italy
Appellation: Campania
Designation: IGT

Site: Volcanic soils from estate vineyards in the foothills of the Caiatini Mountains; the Casalicchio vineyard is clay and calcareous soil. Vine training is low espallier with Guyot pruning; plant density is 5200 plants/Ha.

Grapes: 100% Pallagrello Nero, an extremely rare grape

Fermentation and Aging: Fermented and macerated in botti - large oak ovals. Aged in stainless steel and French barrique for 6 months before being bottled and released.

Notes: Pairs well with grilled meats and fowl.