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Ferraris Ruche di Castagnole Monferrato Clasic
Ferraris Agricola
Italy - Piemonte - Ruche DOCG

Ruchè Clasic is obtained from grapes coming from the best-exposed vineyards, which means the southwest side of the hills. Because a heavy pruning, these vineyards never produce more then seven tons per hectare. 

Ruby red color. The wood is perfect for providing a natural level of oxygenation, but without much oak flavor, as well as intense floral aromas. Balanced & elegant with hardworking soft tannins.

RS: 1.17 g/l. Total Acidity: 4.74 g/l

Specifications
Appellation
Ruche DOCG
Wine Type
Red
Varietal(s)
100% Ruche
Agricultural Practices
Sustainable
Soil type
Limestone and tuff
Vinification
Fermentation is done in 54-hectoliter temperature-controlled French oak vats (23 degress) for 15-20 days, according to the quality of the grapes at pressing. This allows a lengthened fermentation and longer skin contact. During this period, the skins give the must more structure, tannin and color - especially important for Ruch
Pairings

Truffles, game, medium aged cheeses, red and white meats, pasta

Producer Information: Ferraris Agricola

Owner & winemaker Luca Ferraris followed in his grandfather’s footsteps, continuing the wine growing traditions he started in 1923. When Luca took over in 1999, he restored the old cellar ...
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