Vine: Pignolo grapes
Production Area: Buttrio in Monte (180 m a.s.l.)
Soil Characteristics: Eocenic hills, tipically marnous soil
Growing System: 8-10 buds Guyot
Yeld per Hectare: 15 hl
Grape Harvest: manual harvest
Alcohol: 14.80% vol.
Total Acidity: 5.67 gr./lt.
Malolactic Fermentation: 100%
Overall Production: 2000 bott. 0.75 lt each
Type: dry red
Colour: deep ruby red
Bouquet: complex and rich notes, first of cherry, black cherry and blackberry and then spicy (liquorice, cocoa, tobacco)
Taste: dense and creamy, it fills the palate. Its tannins, whose vigour becomes softer by aging, are nicely balanced by the excellent structure
Serve With: red meat, game, aged cheese
Maceration at 28°-30°C till completion of alcoholic fermentation, soft crushing, 36 month aging in small oak barrels