Ruby red with light garnet tinges. Nose: Intense stone fruit (mostly cherries), red berries, mint, moss and vanilla.
Tasty and harmonic. Enjoyable tannins softening with ageing.
Best with red and grilled meat, an ideal match for many dishes, from appetizers to main courses
Serving temperature: 16-17° C.
Total alcohol: 12,8 – 13,6% by vol.
The grapes come from vineyards located at 300 – 450 m a.s.l. and has a East-South by East exposure.
The slope has an average slant of 10%. The soil, which is highly alkaline, with alternating strata of tuff and clay is rich in limestone splinters.
Harvest & winemaking
Depending on the season’s weather pattern, harvest usually begins between August 28th and September 12th.
Traditional vinification in steel vats is immediately followed by the first racking and by the the storage of 100% of the product in oak casks having a capacity of 300 and 2000 litres each, where the wine ages for 10 months. Bottling is followed by a 10 months bottle ageing. Bottling and aging in glass.