PHYSICAL AND ORGANOLEPTIC QUALITIES:
Deep purple red colour. Round bouquet with a scent of wood fruit. Flavour: rich and incisive. Well balanced tannins.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18°C.
Source: Vineyards located at F° 142 in the Monreale - Palermo region (Loc. Virzì.)
Exposure: North - Ovest
Altitude: 400 metres above sea level
Soil type: Sandy - clay
Growing method: Hedge curtain
Vineyard density: 5000 plants / ha
Age of the vines: 1996
Harvest time: August - September
Yield:30 hl / ha
Wine - making process: Maceration for 20 days, fermentation temperature between 28° and 32° C., remixed 3 times a day.
Ageing: 12 months in barriques and 10 months in bottle.
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: white meat, roasts, game and mild cheeses.