Wine Matteo Correggia, "Marun", Barbera d'Alba DOC, 2012
Wine of deep purple.
The wine shows a strong fruity taste, consisting of notes of dark berries and plums, floral nuances and shades of oak wood.
The wine has an elegant aroma with notes of dark fruit, sweet spices and tobacco.
The wine goes well with meat dishes, served in aged cheeses.
Wine "Marun" with a surprisingly complex fragrant bouquet and bright, rich taste made from Barbera grapes grown in vineyards farm near the town of Canale d'Alba in the Roero, located at an altitude of 310 meters above sea level. The exposition of the vineyards - south. Stocking density of vines - 5000 plants per hectare. The soil consists of 66% sand, 36% - of sludge and 4% - of the clay. The grapes are harvested by hand at the end of September. After a 6-8-day maceration on the skins and alcoholic fermentation in oak barriques, the wine is aged for 18 months in oak barrels, 60% of which - new. The annual production capacity is 13 thousand wine bottles. Wine "Maroon" will reveal a wealth of flavor and aroma for 10-12 years.
Matteo Correggio family estate is located in a small region of Roero in the Piedmont region, which is famous for its noble wines. Matteo Correggio took the reins of the economy when he was only 23 years old. He decided to reorient the economy growers polycultures on wine and 2 years later, bottled their first harvest. Matteo conducted a global reform: completely abandoned the products that agriculture has released before, increased the area of vineyards from 8 to 20 hectares, retool cellar. All these steps were taken to implement the dream Matteo to establish a company that will produce great wines Roero. In 2001, Matteo was killed in an accident, now his wife Ornella Costa - keeper Matteo experience - runs the company and continues to produce wines of the highest quality. Annually winery produces Matteo Correggio about 100 thousand bottles of wine.
The name "Matteo Correggio" is an asteroid discovered in 1984. In the dedication says: "Matteo Correggio (1961-2001), a resident of the area of Roero Piedmont - one of the greatest winemakers in Italy. Despite his youth, his outstanding talent, dedication and modesty have earned him a well-deserved respect and recognition of international experts in the field of winemaking" .
Authoritative wine guide "Gambero Rosso" wrote in 2006: "Matteo Correggio was a bright star in the sky of Roero, Piedmont and Italian wine in general. Year after year, wine farms, excellent style and quality are the benchmark for other wine country. The company's employees as professional as his head - Ornella Costa. "