GRAPE VARIETIES: Nero d’Avola (at least 60%) and Nocera (at least 10%), 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 under controlled temperature (28°-29°C) for 4-5 days in steel
AGEING: in barriques for 6 months and in the bottle for at least 4 months
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5% by vol.
COLOUR deep ruby red
AROMA varietal and fruity over a subtle toasty edge
TASTE warm and balanced
mature cheeses, big roasts, fine meats
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16°-18°C
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