Grapes: 75% Corvina, 20% Rondinella and 5% Negrara/Rossignola. Drying time is 3+months. Maturation in new french barriques plays a key role in balancing the tannins while subduing the more youthful of the aromas. Maceration time 28 days.Aged total 36+ months: for 12+ months in oak and in barriques for 15 months. Blended together for 4+ months. Matured in bottle at least for 9 months.
Vigorous full-bodied wine, which is warm and inviting but not overly alcoholic. Very deep ruby red colour. Intense, persitent and complex smell of fruit. A perfect combination of silky tannins, warmth of alcohol and roundnessof glycerine all enhancing to enjoy hints of spices, dried cherries, chocolate and cranberries.
Food coupling: Ideal with game, grilled meats, stews and well mature cheeses. To be served at 18°-20°C it is recommended to open the bottle 2 hours in advance before serving.