Wine Name: Val di Neto
First Year of Production: 2001
Production Commune: Rosaneti Farm, Rocca di Neto / Casabona fields
Production region: Calabria
Grapes: Mantonico 100%
Terrain typology: argillaceous, calcareous
Training System: espalier, 5000 plants per hectare
Yield per hectare: 60 quintals – 38 hectolitres.
Harvest period: first 10 days of October.
Alcohol level: 13.5% vol.
Vinification: fermentation, first in thermo-conditioned
stainless steel and then in small oak barrels
Refinement: First, 8 months in small Allier barrels and
then a second short passage of bottle ageing before going to market
Number of bottles produced annually: 12,000
Best drinking date: from 3 to 5 years
Food pairings: A wine well suited to great seafood dishes,
it excels with sea bass, swordfish and dentex, even with the most complicated
preparations. Fish soup is also an excellent pairing.