The hills of Fiego, from which the name Fiegorosa originates, are a micro-area of the Donnici sub-area of the Terre di Cosenza PDO, where Magliocco Dolce has always been grown. The particular exposure and the unique microclimate determine a characterization in pedoclimatic and ampelographic terms; the plants are the historical ones, cultivated as sapling, with very low average yields and manual harvesting.
These elements characterize this label as a pure expression of the territory.
Classification: Terre di Cosenza D.O.P. DONNICI sub-area;
Bottles Produced: 30,000
Territory: Donnici is a village located south of Cosenza which identifies a wider hilly area between 400 and 600 meters. above sea level, bordered by the Crati and Savuto rivers. "Fiego" is a particularly suitable area in the Donnici area, from which the grapes used for the vinification of this splendid rosé wine come;
Vines: native to the area, such as Magliocco Dolce in prevalence, Greco Nero and native to the area, white Malvasia, albeit in minimal quantities as per tradition, white Malvasia, albeit in minimal quantities;
Cultivation method: traditionally with sapling, with low average yield per hectare;
Harvest period: being in the hills, the harvest takes place from mid to late October;
Vinification: soft pressing and short maceration with the skins;
Fermentation: in steel at controlled temperatures;
Aging: first in steel, then judicious evolution in the bottle;
Color: ruby pink tending to purple in youth;
Bouquet: characteristic, intense and persistent the aromatic framework, pleasant floral notes, the dog rose is immediately perceptible;
Taste: it is a fresh wine, good acidity, soft and welcoming on the palate, hinted bitter aftertaste in the finish; bitter aftertaste in the finish;
Gastronomic combinations: excellent aperitif or snack, particularly suitable with first courses, excellent with traditional regional cold cuts, superb with cod and fried “cruschi” peppers;
Serving temperature: serve cool, recommended 10-12 ° C.
Alcohol content: 13% vol.