Tender, characteristic aroma that recalls violets and cherries.
Full, round and fruity taste. Fine-grained tannins and a pleasant acidity support the long finish.
- elevation of vineyards: 230 to 350 m.a.s.l.
- hillside vineyard in Entiklar/Niclara
- south-eastern exposure
- soil: chalk gravel morain
The grapes are harvested by hand.
Fermentation on the skins in concrete vats is followed by malolactic fermentation and aging for ten months at 75% in barrique and at 25% in large oak. After blending, the assemblage spends another two more months in concrete vats. Finally, the wine is allowed to mature additional five months in the bottle.
- for 10 months:
50% in large oak casks |
25% in tonneau barrels
25% in concrete vats
- 2 months in concrete vats
- 5 months maturation in bottle
Strong garnet-red color with violet reflexes.
Braised/grilled beef, lamb, game, cheese.