VARIETY – Montepulciano 100%
AREA OF PRODUCTION – Vineyards situated in the district of Casalbordino with favourable exposure to the sun.
SOIL – ALTITUDE – Medium mixture, tendentially argillaceous with an altitude of 150 – 200 metres above sea level.
CULTURE – Espalier with a density of 3800 – 4500 plants and 70 quintal with yield in wine of hl 45 per hectare.
HARVEST – The period following the first week in october, reaching the phenolic maturity and selecting the best grapes.
VINIFICATION – Removal of grape stalks and long soaking with “delestages” and repassing of must over the grape dregs in small capacity stainless steel containers with automatic control of the temperature of maceration and fermentation.
REFINEMENT – STORE – Aged from 12 to 15 months in barrique and refined in bottles for three months before being placed on the market. Store in a dry and cool place at a temperature of about 5-7°C.
COLOUR – Intense bright ruby red with violet hues.
SCENT – Fragrant and fruity, persistent and intense, with clear scents of spieces, liquorice and vanilla.
TASTE – Harmonic, full-body, intense with a persistant pleasant taste.
SERVE – Serve at a temperature of 18-20°C opening the bottle at least one hour before consumption.
ALCOHOLIC DEGREE – 13,5%
FOOD AND WINE PAIRINGS – Red meat dishes, game and aged cheese.