Pernice, IGT Provincia di Pavia, Conte Vistarino
Pernice, IGT Provincia di Pavia, Conte Vistarino
A beautiful balance between fruit and savoury notes easily earned this wine the Sommelier Wine Awards Gold (2017). ‘Bright and dynamic’, ‘highly aromatic yet rustic on the nose, fresh and very engaging on the palate’. ‘An aroma full of red fruit, leading to velvet tannin on a well-balanced palate, with nice acidity’. ‘Umami notes – a great accompaniment for rabbit with wild garrigue herbs’.

Country and Region: Italy,Lombardy

Classification: IGT

Producer: Conte Vistarino

Wine Style: Red

Grape Varieties : Pinot Nero

Vinification: After a short maceration period, fermentation starts when temperatures reach 70°F, and peaks at 90 °F, in order to be stabilize at 86 °F for a week with two pumpings a day. The wine is removed from the vat with racking and malolactic fermentation in French barrels with one batonnage a week. The wine is refined for 8 months in barrels before stabilizing and sterile bottling.

ABV: 13.5%

Closure: Natural Cork

Note: SWA Gold Medal, 2017

Case Size: 6

Case price: £ 179.70

Bottle Price: £ 29.95