Indicazione Geografica Tipica
VARIETIES: Sangiovese 50%, Merlot 25% and Cabernet S. 25%.
AGE OF VINES: 20 years
ALTITUDE: 350 meters above sea level
SOIL COMPOSITION: Skeletal hill soil, well aired, with presence of limestone.
VINE TRAINING: spurred cordon.
HARVEST TIME: End of September, first week of October.
WINEMAKING: The grapes are de-stemmed and fermented separately in temperature-controlled steel vats under 30°C. Spontaneous alcoholic and malolactic fermentations occur in steel before the wines are poured separately into oak barrels.
AGING: In 30 Hl oak barrels for 12 months. In bottle for 6 months.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14,00% vol.
PRODUCTION: 4.000 bottles.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18°C.
COLOR: Very bright intense ruby-red color. It stains the sides of the glass and a crown of thick drops runs down.
NOSE: It is clean and fascinating, complex, it opens with aromas of spice blended with notes of red mature fruit, blackberry and cherry, accompanied by hints of plum and floral scents of violet.
PALATE: Very soft and persistent. Tannins are definitely present but are ripe, supported by nice warm sensations and good acidity, which makes it a good wine for aging. Good length completes the tasting, leaving the mouth pleasantly dry.
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: game, red meat, matured cheese.