Wine style: Dry red
Grape variety: 50% Barbera – 40% Croatina – 10% Merlot
Production area: Ziano (PC) – Near Martina – Near Rossago Nuovo – southwestern exposure
Soil: Calcareous-Clayey- – Altitude 250 m a.s.l.
Training system: Simple Guyot – planting density 3900 vines/ha – yield 7.5 tons/ha
Harvest period: Second half of September
Vinification, ageing and maturation: The Barbera, Croatina and Merlot grapes have different ripening times and are carefully selected and fermented separately in steel vats for two or three weeks at a controlled temperature, in order to completely extract the primary aromas. At the end of fermentation and after blending the wine rests in wooden vats of 15Hl for twelve months.
Alcohol content: 12,5% vol.
Colour: Ruby red
Serving temperature: 16/17 C°
Food matching: Ideal with grilled meat, fillet steak, roast duck and cheeses.
First year of production: 2003