VINEYARD — located in the municipality of Dolegna del Collio.
KIND OF GROUND — Marl and Clay
GRAPE — Cabernet Franc
TYPE OF CULTIVATION — Cordon trained
VINIFICATION AND REFINING — The grapes are harvested by hand using boxes, gentle destemming followed by a fermentation at a controlled temperature of 23°C on the skins for eighteen days. 30% of fermentation takes place in Allier barriques, 70% in steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 16°C.
At the end of this period, the wine is assembled and bottled. There follows a further long period of refining in the bottle.
ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS — Intense red ruby color, with violet edges, it has a characteristic herbaceous aroma, intense, penetrating, with a long finish. Full-bodied, harmonic and distinct.
DRINK WITH — excellent with roast poultry and game, or grilled red-meat.
LONGEVITY — 4 – 6 years.
SERVE AT —16–18°C.