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.
Additional tasting notes
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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