Vines: 100% Merlot
From the growth: cordon spur
Vinification: aim at evaluating the different characteristics of the grapes on the basis of provenance. Colour and bouquet of lavic vineyards, the strength of the warm lavic-alluvial vineyards
Maceration: each single vinification lasts between 15 and 20 days.
Ageing: malolactic fermentation in new barrels of French Tronçais oak at a medium-high toasting. The period of permanence in wood is 12 months.
Colour: concentrated and dense ruby color
Nose: elegant, yielded, floral, spiced
Palate: full-bodied, tannic, persistent
Analytic data: alcool 14.5°, pH 3.45, total acidity 6.0 g/l
Characteristics: a very concentrated and dense ruby colour. An extraordinary rich warm, with feelings yielded of cherry, plum, graphite, tobacco and vanilla.
Food Pairing Suggestions: lasagne, roast, lamb, cheeses.
Bottled at the origin by AZIENDA AGRICOLA COTTANERA DEI FRATELLI CAMBRIA CASTIGLIONE DI SICILIA (CT) ITALY