PROTECTED GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION
Variety of grapes
Merlot - Cabernet Sauvignon.
About 5 Ha, facing north-east with a plant spacing: 2.50 x 0.80.
Growing system: runner system.
Average age of vines: old ones 20 years, new ones 6/8 years.
Mainly marly-arenaceous type of soil.
Altitude: 360m above sea level.
In October, with meticulous sorting of the grapes.
Grapes: 60 quintals/Ha - Wine: 50%
Maceration: traditional method of grapeskins in contact for approximately 15/18 days.
Many pumping-overs and a 20% extraction in the initial stage.
Alcoholic fermentation: at controlled temperature (max. 27°C) in stainless steel containers.
Use of selected yeasts.
totally carried out in casks.
12 months in a 225 lt.
French sessile oak a 500 lt. tun.
After the period of storage in the casks.
About 12 months in bottles.
Average production per year
Approximately 6.500 bottles.
Colour: intense and dark ruby-red.
Scent: full bodied and refined, enriched with a note of red fruits, vegetable tones and sweet spices.
Taste: dry, full and elegant in the tones of fruits and in the notes of complex spices.
best with grilled, roasted
and braised meat.
to be served at 18°C in a premium red wine glass.