Intense red, bright garnet shades.
Of ripe wild fruits, slightly spiced, herby, aromatic, and sharp.
Full, mellow-complex, slight aroma of ripe tannins.
Vine training system
Merlot: Guyot or simple Cappuccina, medium-short pruning, 5-10 buds. Cabernet Franc: Guyot or double Cappuccina, long pruning but not rich in buds.
Fourth period of maturation, end of September-October, variable according to climatic progression.
Savory first courses of the Central- Southern Italian cuisine, game and grilled meats.
At room temperature in the winter and at 16° in the summer in a big, wide glass that’s shaped like a 3⁄4-cut orange
The de-stemmed berries ferment for more than two weeks in maceration; at the end of fermentation they are drawn.
In large, oak-essence barrels for over a year.