DENOMINATION: Denomination of controlled and guaranteed DOCG origin
GRAPES: 100% Aglianico
WINE TYPE: Red
MUNICIPALITY OF VINEYARD LOCATION: Fontanarosa (AV), Montefalcione (AV), Paternopoli (AV).
ALTIMETRY: From 480 to 523 m s.l.m.
TYPE OF LAND: Vine of great adaptability to hilly soils of predominantly volcanic origin, but which offers exceptional results in clayey-calcareous soils.
TRAINING SYSTEM: espalier breeding with spurred cordon pruning.
PLANT DENSITY: 4000 plants per hectare
AGE OF VINEYARD: About 30 years
HARVEST PERIOD: Early November, selection in the vineyard, harvest by hand.
YIELD PER HECTARE: 60 quintals / ha
VINIFICATION: Maceration for about 15 days, partially fermented with fully malolactic native yeast starter.
AGING: 500-liter Tonneau for a period of 14 months.
COLOR: Intense ruby red
BOUQUET: Offers a complex bouquet reminiscent of violet, currant, wild blackberry and chocolate.
ORGANOLEPTIC EXAM: Warm enveloping of great structure and softness with aroma of plum, bitter cherry, raspberry, strawberry jam.
PAIRINGS: Elaborate red meat, game and seasoned cheeses.