Harvesting Period: from 5th to 10th November
Winemaking: short withering on the wine, permanence on the skins for 20/22 days with pump over in air, followed by settling of must in big barrels. The wine undergoes ageing in barrels of 25hl for 12 months and 12 months in a barrique; then it rests in bottles for 12 months.
Chemical Cha racteristics: Alcohol 15 % Vol.
Best expression: 8-10 years
Colour: Ruby red
Nose: Complex, continually evolving; fruity and flowery nuances which are reminiscent of small wild berries, red flowers and cherry
Palate: Warm, balanced, tannic, enhanced by the spicy nuances deriving from the barrique
Abruzzo coking Matching: lamb meat
Cheeses: Abruzzo pecorino cheese 18 months
Serving temperature: 18°-20°C