Endearing ruby colour. It is intense to the nose with fruity notes, integrating a remarkable complexity inherited from the wood and from the long maceration. It is structured to the palate with a strong character; body and acidity blend together finding a
Zona di produzione: Vineyard “Casa Padrone”, Municipality of Castana.
Vitigni: Barbera, Croatina, Uva Rara and Vespolina.
- Acreage*: 1.2 acres
- Harvesting*: In the first decade of October, the grapes are harvested in the cool hours of the day, collected in 20 kg boxes and pressed immediately.
Cultivation system: Vine density of 4000 plants per acre with newly inserted canopies. Permanent natural grass and modest fertilisation, mostly organic.
Maximum grape production (yield): 80 hl/ha
Low rate of leaves blossoming.
Low production rate per plant.
Selective pruning and harvesting of the grapes.
Temperature-controlled fermentation in large barrels.
Long maceration with marc.
Ageing of 12 months in 12.5hl barrels and 12 more months in stainless steel barrels
Combinations: Especially good with meat dishes and game.
Serving temperature : 18 °C
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