Colour: Ruby red.
Fragrance: Hints of red fruits and jams. Intense in its extreme bonding withgrapes.
Flavour: Full-bodied yet not tanning, warm, persistent and delicate.
Its structure is not excessive, extremely well-balanced in the olfactory and tasting sensations.
Alcoholic grade: 12,5% intense.
Service temperature: 18-20 C°
Harvesting: Manual, at the end of September/beginning of October.
Vinification: Destemming and traditional whole grape fermentation for 12-15 days.
Racking and soft crushing (not over 1.3 bar) for a most delicate extraction of aromas and structure.
Refinement: 3-month-ripening in steel vats to guarantee the natural evolution of wine.
At least 12-month-storage in vitrified concrete barrels, to guarantee the evolution of the body of the wine.
To be stored in bottle for at least 3 months.
No strict clarification filtrations.
No new barriques or wood chips for tanning.
Production area: Oriolo dei Fichi – Faenza (RA)
Position: Hills, 100 m. a.s.l.
Soil composition: Medium-clay