Wine Melini, Orvieto Classico DOC Amabile, 2011
Wine clean and bright colors of yellow gold.
Sweet, very soft, fresh, lively and balanced taste wine has a delicious aftertaste with hints of ripe fruit.
In a strong and saturated bouquet of wine perceptible aroma of wild flowers, honey and musk and hints of bitter almonds.
The wine goes well with biscuits, fruit pies, fresh fruit and berries - strawberries, peaches, pears, as well as shellfish, fish sauce, spicy cheeses.
Selected grapes for wine Orvieto Classico DOC Amabile assembled in the hills of Orvieto in the province of Terni, located at an altitude of 300 meters above sea level. The vines are cultivated using cordon and Guyot systems on thin clay soils with excellent exposure. Crop yield is 100 quintals per hectare. The grapes are harvested in early October in a state of maturity. After a gentle pressing, crushing and kriomatseratsii for better extraction of natural characteristics, grapes fermented at controlled room temperature 15-17 ° C with the addition of natural yeast. Fermentation is stopped at a fairly large amount of residual sugar. Extract of wine before bottling is made in stainless steel vats.
Melini wine house was founded in 1705 on the outskirts of Florence, in the village of Pontassieve. Melini wine immediately became famous for their high quality, but until the middle of the XIX century they were delivered only to the domestic market, while in 1865, Alfredo Laborel Melini has not created a woven straw wafer bottle, allowing safe transport of wine abroad. In 1877, the Chamber of Commerce awarded the Florence House Melini diploma and a gold medal for the development and strengthening of the vast markets of Tuscan wines abroad. House Melini has confirmed its excellent reputation, and still produces some of the best-selling wines in the world. At the beginning of the XX century Melini to expand their holdings and bought about 200 hectares of vineyards in the Chianti Classico, and built a new winery in Gadzhiano di Poggibonsi, where they remain to this day. Melini is a part of GRUPPO ITALIANO VINI ("Group of Italian wines").