Color: Intense ruby red with brilliant garnet edges.
Bouquet: Lively and elegant, with notes of ripe fruit such as cherry, plum and blackberry. Slight hints of tobacco and coffee.
Taste: Full-bodied and balanced, deep, rich fruit with a long and persistent finish.
Serving Temperature: 16-18° C (60-64º F).
Food Pairing: Ideal with structured and succulent first courses and second courses based on red meats such as braised and grilled meats. Also try it with savory appetizers and rich pasta dishes like agnolotti del plin or tajarin.
Production Area: Canale d’Alba, Piemonte.
Vineyard: All of the fruit is from the estate’s Mulassa vineyard.
Elevation: 200-250 meters (650-820 feet) a.s.l.
Exposure: South, southwest exposure
Soil: Sandy, rich in marl and clay.
Cultivation system: Guyot.
Harvest: Manual harvest in the last ten days of September.
Aging: 18 months in 30 hl Slovonian oak barrels.
Blending: Aged wine is blended and held in stainless steel vats before bottling. The wine rests in bottle for at least three months before release.