Pleasant red wine where different red grape varieties, produced from vineyards with excellent exposure, well drained and rich in clay fraction, and harmonized in a product revealing a rich concentration and elegance following aeration.
TYPE: Still red wine.
GRAPE VARIETAL: Dolcetto (20%), Merlot (50%), Cabernet Sauvignon (30%).
VINEYARD EXPOSURE: South.
ELEVATION: 225-275 meters a.s.l.
SOIL TYPE: Yellowish-grey clayey marl.
CULTIVATION SYSTEM: Guyot (5000 vines/hectare).
GRAPE HARVEST: By hand. Grape yield variable in the range 80-90 quintals per hectare, with a 70% wine yield.
WINE MAKING METHOD: Soft pressing of the grapes, followed by a clarifying process and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel.
ALCOHOL BY VOLUME: 14.5%
COLOR: ruby red with violet hues, intense and deep.
FLAVOR: Deep and intense with hints of fruit.
TASTE: Soft on the palate, warm and very elegant.
RECOMMENDED FOOD PAIRINGS: Excellent served with dishes of raw meat, roasts, game and aged cheeses.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: To be served at 18-20 °C (64-68 °F).
ANALYTICAL DATA: Residual sugar: traces(<1 g/l); Total acids: 5.7 g/l.