Tintilia del Molise D.O.C. "Macchiarossa"



Claudio Cipressi

Claudio Cipressi


Tintilia is a red Italian wine grape variety that is grown in the Molise region of east-central Italy. A red wine made from the grape was classified as Denominazione di origine controllata (DOC) in 2011. Its name could be originated from “Tinto”, meaning “red” in Spanish...

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Name: Macchiarossa
Grape Variety: 100% Tintilia grapes
Alcohol percentage: 14.5% vol.
Area of Production: San Felice del Molise
Altitude: 520 meters above sea level
Growth method: spurred cordon
Density: 3,000 plants per hectare
Yield per hectare: 600 kilos of grapes

Harvest: first half of October
Harvest Method: grapes are picked by hand and put into crates
Wine-making process: accurate selection of grapes, maceration for at least 10-12 days never exceeding 26° C
Ageing: 36 months in stainless steel vats + 6 months in bottle  

Organoleptic properties  

 

 

 

Organoleptic properties

COLOUR:Red color with bright, vivid reflections of garnet-red

AROMA: Spicy, balsamic aroma with undertones of sour black cherry and berries

FLAVOUR: Smooth, full-bodied taste

Serving temperature

Best enjoyed at a temperature of 16-18°C.

Wine and food matching

Grilled meats and medium-aged cheeses

TypeRed Wine
RegionsMolise
Designation of originTintilla del Molise D.O.C.
Varietytintilla
Harvest2014
Alcohol Content14,5 %

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