Cavit Pinot Noir

Region Lombardy’s province of Pavia, Italy
Grape Pinot Noir
Style Red
Brand Cavit

General information:
Produced at the Cavit winery in Trentino, a picturesque landscape of mountains, lakes, apple orchards and medieval castles. Vineyards in this region enjoy the warming effects of the “Ora del Garda,” a dry, balmy breeze that sweeps across Lake Garda and protects the fruit from external moisture and disease. Contrastingly cool evenings promote rich, intense aromas and flavors in the grapes.

Variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Origin: Lombardy’s province of Pavia,Italy

Aging: The grapes are picked at peak maturity in the second and third weeks of September. Fermentation takes place over 6-8 days under controlled temperatures of 30ºC in small stainless steel vats. The wine then is placed in larger oak barrels where it rests on its lees until malolactic fermentation has occurred. It is further aged in large sized receptacles to guarantee a complete refining at a temperature of 55-60°F.

Vinification:
Alcohol: 12 % vol.

Tasting notes:
Colour: A youthful, vibrant purple.

Aroma: Notes of apricot, white peach and sagDelicate and alluring aromas of black cherry.

Palate: Silky smooth with well defined fruit redolent of red berries and cherries; medium-bodied with soft tannins, concluding in a stylish finish.

 

What do you get when you combine a half-century of winemaking expertise, the dramatic landscape and terroir of northern Italy, and a profound enjoyment of the good things in life? The answer is simple: the Cavit collection, source of America’s number 1 Italian wine. Through the years, savvy wine lovers have come to depend on the Cavit collection as their favorite “go-to” source for stylish, elegant and versatile wines, perfect for any occasion. This stellar range of high-quality, food-friendly wines is produced at the Cavit winery in Trentino, a picturesque landscape of mountains, lakes, apple orchards and medieval castles. Vineyards in this region enjoy the warming effects of the “Ora del Garda,” a dry, balmy breeze that sweeps across Lake Garda and protects the fruit from external moisture and disease. Contrastingly cool evenings promote rich, intense aromas and flavors in the grapes. Winemaking is overseen by Anselmo Martini, a 20+ year industry veteran and one of northern Italy’s top enologists.

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