VINEYARD — located in the municipality of Dolegna del Collio.
KIND OF GROUND — Marl and Clay
GRAPE — Merlot
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 maturing takes place in Allier barriques, 70% in steel tanks at a constant 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 — A ruby red color, it has a fruity bouquet recalling raspberries, blueberries, liquorice and spices. On the palate it is soft, full-bodied, with a long finish.
DRINK WITH — tasty pasta dishes, white and red meats, stews and game.
LONGEVITY — 5-7 anni.
SERVE AT —16–18°C.