Colour: intense ruby red with violet tones.
Aroma: concentrated, with notes of faded grape, spices, liquorice and aromas of small forest fruits, with light notes of vanilla, chocolate and faded rose.
Taste: very structured to the palate, full bodied and rich, with harmonious and elegant tannins. Long after taste finish, intense and persistent, with notes of preserved fruits and tobacco.
|Vinification:||fermentation with skins at 30º C, frequent pump-over “délestages”, and maceration for over 40 days in 150 hl vats.|
|Vineyard:||within the estate, in the municipal district of Alanno.|
|Harvest:||by hand in October, accurate grape selection, partially dried or “appassite”.|
|Soil:||deep clay soils with a rich texture.|
|Training system:||traditional overhead trellis system “pergola” of the Abruzzo region and vertical trellis system.|
|Yield per hectare:||8 t/ha.|
|Alcohol volume:||14.5% vol.|
|Malolactic fermentation:||during maceration with skins.|
|Meters above sea level:||340 metres.|
|Bottle ageing:||over 12 months.|
|Ageing:||12 months “sur lies” and further 6 months in vats.in oak barrels.|