Evident hints of spiciness, green pepper and unroasted cocoa berry, followed by fresh red fruits such as blueberry and black currant. On the finish, light toasting notes that recall incense.
In the mouth it is full, intense and enveloping. The tannin is strong, rich and of excellent quality. Structure and freshness guarantee a remarkable persistence and drinkability.
This small area has been selected from the different sub-areas that give life to the cuvée of Maria Costanza Rosso, the winery historical label, both for the peculiarities of the clone that is implanted there, and for the specific characteristics of the soil and climatic conditions. A soil with a strongly calcareous matrix and a strong varietal expressiveness. Given these factors, it was decided to deeply thin the grapes, in order to let emerge the high quality of the aromatic and phenolic range of the varietal. Meticulous attention and daily care of the vineyard to follow its evolution step by step up to the moment of the harvest.
- SOIL: plateau of marl origin with high clay component strongly calcareous
- VINE'S TRAINING: spur cordon pruning
- Mid October
Selection of bunches on the plant, manual harvesting in small crates of 14 kg
It was bottled in Autumn 2016.
The bunches were gently destemmed and after a further manual selection, the grapes were then trasferred in horizontal roto-fermenters and vertical ones where, after 30 days of maceration, it completes the alcoholic fermentation. The malolactic fermentation was completed partly in oak barriques and partly in stainless steel vats.
For 24 months in oak barriques.
Deep dark and almost impenetrable red color .