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Malanotte - single vineyard

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Malanotte del Piave is produced from Raboso Piave grapes, the most famous native variety of the Piave valley. To the characteristics of the potentially long aging wines, colour, tannins and acidity, the Raboso unites an intense blackberry and cherry aroma. The closeness to the Adriatic Sea and to the Dolomiti mountains, the high density of the vineyard and the clay soil give the wine a very rich body and a natural harmony. 

Raboso Piave
Historical Notes
the Raboso, native vine with black berries typical of Treviso, has ancient origins: it is grown in Eastern Veneto, around 3000 years ago. The name recalls the adjective "rabioso", a dialect term that means “angry” used to describe a fruit that is still a bit harsh and therefore astringent. In the past, when a child was born, there was the custom to preserve the Raboso produced in that vintage for his wedding day.
Alcohol content
15-17,5% vol.
Tasting Characteristics
intense ruby red colour with garnet hues. Full and wide bouquet, reminiscent of blackberry and cherry jam, melted chocolate and tobacco. Straight flavour, dry and austere taste, with a slight acid backbase. Great extract, exuberant the alcoholic endowment.
Food Matching
ideal with game (hare, pheasant or guinea fowl stew or sauce peverada), grilled meat and seasoned cheeses.
Le Ronche Estate
The Le Ronche estate is located in Veneto, east of Treviso and north-east of Venice. The name Le Ronche represents an area of the village of Fossalta di Piave and comes from the local verb "roncare", which means to till and cultivate a field.  Le Ronche were pieces of land with woods that, for the particular quality and structure of the soil, were cultivated mainly with vines, thanks to the excellent quality features of the grapes produced. It is in the Piave D.O.C. wines area. Piave is t [...] Read more

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