Indicazione Geografica Tipica
VARIETY: Merlot 100%
AGE OF VINES: 20 years
ALTITUDE: 350 meters above sea level
SOIL COMPOSITION: Alluvial soil rich in pebbles, with presence of sand, silt and clay.
VINE TRAINING: spurred cordon.
HARVEST TIME: Second half of September
WINEMAKING: The de-stemmed grapes are fermented in temperature-controlled steel tank. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentations happe naturally in steel tanks.
AGING: In 30 hl oak barrels for 12 months, in bottles for at least 3 months.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14,00% vol.
PRODUCTION: 4.000 bottles.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16°C.
COLOR: Ruby-red with purple highlights.
NOSE: Intense and clean-edged, with rich initial fruit notes of plumb, pomegranate and black berrythat linger on, followed by spice notes.
PALATE: Smooth, and full. The tannins are ripe and well integrated into the wine structure. The finish is very long and displays the fruity fragrances encountered on the nose.
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Red meats, and mature cheeses.