CHARACTERISTICS:Obtained from closely selected 100% Sagrantino grape. A dense, bright colour. A particularly rich fruity taste which recalls hints of blackcurrant conserve, liquorice and wild aromatic herbs. Well structured, enveloping and long lasting. It combines perfectly with beef dishes.
VINIFICATION:After crushing and de-stemming the grape skins are macerated for 25 days with 3 pump-overs each day. Successively the wine is refined for a total of 36 months of which 18 months are in Barriques and 12 into the bottles.
TERROIR: It is a silt-clay soil moderately calcareous, fresh and deep with the vines exposed to the south-east and a plantation density of 3’700 plants per hectare.
VINEYARDS: 4 Ha – Sagrantino 100%
DENSITY: 3.700 plants/ha
DENOMINATION: DOCG – Denominazione di origine controllata e garantita
ALTITUDE: 360 m
VINEYARD AGE: implanted in 2000
TRAINING SYSTEM: Cordon
PRODUCTION: 60 q.li/Ha. Fermentation on the skins for 25 days
NUMBER OF BOTTLES: 4,500
AGEING: in French oak barrels for 18 months
AGING: 36 months, including 12 in the bottle.
PERCENTAGE OF ALCOHOL: 15.5%
IDEAL TEMPERATURE OF SERVICE: 18 ° C
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 1.5 g / l
SULPHUR FREE: 31 mg / l
SULPHUR TOTAL: 75 mg / l
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.41 g / l