Production area and characteristics
The grapes come from the hills around Alba. The geological conformation of the land and the exposure of the selected vineyards result in high quality grapes. During harvest grapes are selected for the Superiore designation.
Yield per hectare
The hand-harvested grapes are destemmed and soft crushed. Alcoholic fermentation takes place in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Maceration lasts about 20 days.
After malolactic fermentation, the new wine is decanted into second and third passage small French oak casks where it ages for about a year.
Ruby red. The bouquet is rich in wild berry, spices, cinnamon, pepper and vanilla scents. Ageing gives it a warm, velvety, robust taste in the mouth, as well as a light boisé note.
Starters with robust sauces, red meats, boiled and braised meats, ripe cheeses.
18 °C. We recommend uncorking the bottle an hour before serving.
13,5 % Vol.