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PAGADEBIT DI ROMAGNA, DOC, 2010
Le Rocche Malatestiane

Le Rocche Malatestiane

Le Rocche Malatestiane is a wine cooperative that was partially formed by two existing wineries joining forces in 1994. The co-op is named after the Malatesti family who played an important role in Rimini history. The expertise of 12 hundred members, as well as, well-tended 2,200 acres of vineyards, makes this co-operative the excellent winery it is today.
Pagadebit was a name given to the Bombino grape in years past. In the local Italian dialect, Pagadebit meant debt payer -- a name that evolved because this grape is exceptionally hardy and can produce even in off years.

Tasting notes:  This is a fresh light wine with a pleasant lemony finish. Try it with a delicate fish, or just sip it before dinner.
Region: Emilia-Romagna
Classification:  Pagadebit di Romagna DOC
Area of Production:  Rimini
Grape Variety: 100% Bombino
Soil: Calcareus
Average Age of Vines:  15-20 years
Spacing of Plants:  2.8 X 1.2 m.
Trellising System:  Guyot
Production per Acre:  up to 6 tons
Vinification Technique:  Stainless Steel
Maturation:  Stainless Steel
Total Acidity:  5.62 g/l
PH:  3.22
Residual Sugar:  3.50 g/l
Alcohol 12.21%
Total Cases Produced: 500