|Brand||Azienda Agricola Oasi degli Angeli|
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Kupra is Grenache in purity, coming from a single vineyard in Cupra Marittima, in which the yields are very low (about 20 q / ha). Vine rediscovered and recovered by Marco Casolanetti, after having found the presence, close to his vineyards of Montepulciano, of a totally different grape, that the peasants called "bordò", later proved a biotype of grenache, led by shepherds in transhumance, as they moved from Maremma to Puglia, via Trasimeno lake. "Bordò" is a grape oldest than montepulciano grape, with thin skin, it loves heat , the wind, sandy or rocky soils, but always draining, it is rich in sugar and has lower acidity than montepulciano. In the area there are many ungrafted vines.
Grapes: Grenache 100%
Soil: land of white limestone and sandy matrix rich in skeleton
Height: 400 mt. s.l.m.
Extension and age of the vine: 1.5 hectares - 100 years
Density: 6000 vines / ha
Vinification: the fermentation lasts 20 days in a raw concrete egg, the same material that used the old farmers (the first two vintages have been fermented in wood), for then for 30 months, the "classic" (for Marco Casolanetti) ) double pass in new barrels, 12 months in a first barrel, the other 18 in a second barrel.
Colour: clear garnet
Bouquet: full, elegant and aristocratic, a perfect fusion of fruity notes - black small fruits -, floreal notes - rose petals withered, violet, - and spicy - pepper, cardamom, cumin, mentholated touches, incense.
Taste: mellow and satisfying taste, perfect balance. Smooth tannins caress the palate with a long, vibrant finish.