Designation of Controlled and Guaranteed Origin
A wine with a demanding structure, but very gentle bouquet and balance; deep, bright purplish-red, with an ample, spicy nose that is borne out in a concentrated, full-bodied taste packed with stuffing; varietal flavours and the vanilla of the wood combine in perfect harmony.
Recommended cellar life: two to nine years. Best served at a temperature of 16-18°C.
Location: Roreto vineyard in Trezzo Tinella (350 m. asl).
Facing south, with Guyot pruning (6-8 buds/vine).
Yield: 3-5 t/Ha that is 21/35hl/ha
Year of planting: 1965.
Soft pressing of the grapes, followed by maceration on the skins for 10-14 days at a maximum temperature of 30°C. The wine is then drawn off and racked into small barrels 40% new wood ,where it matures for 12-15 months. The wine is bottled without filtration.
Store lying down in cool surroundings.
Alc. by vol.:13.5–14 %
Total acidity : 6 g/l.
Dry extract : 28-30 g/l.