Description: garnet red colour with good intensity, very intense aromas of red fruit, blackberries, raspberries, with hints of spice and black pepper and cloves. In the mouth, good acidity, and a feeling of softness provided by tannins, and a remarkable persistence of flavour.
Vineyards: hills overlooking Lake Bolsena, facing south southwest. Altitude from 350 mt. to 450 mt. above sea level.
Type of soil: on mid hill, sloping down to the lake, volcanic, rich of skeletons tending to the dissolution and slowly absorbable potassium.
Grape variety: two clones of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and a small amount of Merlot.
Harvest: manual and differentiated according to the degree of maturation of the different varieties, in order to obtain more harmonious musts.
Winemaking: cold maceration of grape's peels inside the musts for about three weeks pumping the wine over the cap three times a day and at least three "saignée" during last days.
Alcoholic fermentation: inside stainless steel at a temperature of 22°.
Alcoholic strength: 13.5% according to the seasonal weather pattern.
Food matching: pasta with beans and mussels.
Bottiglia: 0,750 lt. and 0,375 lt.