GRAPE VARIETIES: Nero d’Avola (at least 85%), other red grape varieties
VINEYARD: contrada Ronzino, Patti (Messina), 300 m. a.s.l.
TRAINING SYSTEM: on espaliers and cordon-trained and spur pruned
TIME OF HARVEST: during the last 10 days of September
WINEMAKING: maceration on the skins and fermentation at controlled temperature
MATURATION: 12-15 months, 50% in French oak barriques and the remaining 50% in steel
AGEING: in the bottle for 6-8 months
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14% by vol.
COLOUR vivid ruby red with excellent intensity
AROMA bouquet of ripe red berries with marked vanilla and roasted coffee bean overtones
TASTE potent and well-structured, with sweet tannins. It is a well-balanced wine
red meats, roasts, game and mature cheeses
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18°-20°C
BOTTLED AT THE SOURCE