The name of this wine comes from a Roman centurion who lived on these lands in the second century AD and who was the first to write about winemaking traditions. Produced from the Magliocco Dolce grape, a variety that grows throughout the Calabria region, this red wine with great personality and good structure represents the best of local winemaking.Intense ruby red with purple reflections.
Color : Intense ruby red with purple reflections.
Nose : Hints of ripe cherries and candied blackberries, balsamic and black olives.
Mouth : Barrel ageing brings a framework of spices and cinnamon that surrounds the powerful base of black fruits. The tannins are silky and a hint of berries in alcohol support a sweet finish.
Alcohol level : 14%
Winemaking : Fermentation in temperature-controlled vats, 12 months in barrels, then 6 months in the bottle.
Food pairing : Generous meat dishes and pasta
Aging potential : 5 to 10 Years
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