Soil: moraine clay and limestone of moraine origin.
Vine density: 5500 vines per hectare.
Vineyard age: 20 years.
Pruning: 12 buds/plant.
Production: 9000 kg/hectare.
Grape varieties: 35% Corvina, 35% Corvinone, 20% Rondinella, 10% Rossignola, Oseleta, Negrara, Dindarella.
Grape harvest: end of September, beginning of October.
Crushing and destemming
Alcoholic fermentation and maceration: 15 days/temperature 28° C.
Natural clarification in stainless steel: until February.
Slow alcoholic fermentation on the marc of Amarone and Recioto: 8/10 days temperature 18° C.
Ageing: in Slavonian oak barrel for 1/2 years.
Bottling and bottle ageing: 6 months.
Description Of The Wine
Color: strong ruby red. Clear and transparent.
Bouquet: ample and complex. Notes of cherry, raspberry and red currant give freshness to the wine.
Flavor: the wine is fruity, well-balanced and well-structured. Alcohol and acidity are in good armony. The wine is warm and round. The after taste confirms the character of the bouquet. This wine has a long-lasting and persistent flavor. Suited for ageing: 12/15 years.
Combinations: red meat, game and cheeses.
Serve at: 16°-18° C.