The origin of its name derives from the highest peak of the Gran Sasso mountain, also known as the Corno Grande, or the Great Horn.
Additional tasting notes
Color : Intense garnet-red with a pinkish sparkle.
Nose : Complex, elegant and fresh aromas. Notes of dark fruits (cherries, plums, blueberries) and mild spices, wrapped up in a delicate woody aroma.
Mouth : Full and juicy flavour of ripe cherries and red pepper. The structure remains balanced and elegant. The long and fresh finale draws on dense and silky tannins.
Alcohol level : 13.5%
Winemaking : Two weeks of fermentation in stainless steel tanks, followed by a second fermentation on a marc made of Rigoverno grapes left on the vine, then 12 months maturing in 500-l barrels made of French oak.
Food pairing : Bolognese pasta, meats in sauce, pizza and strong cheeses.
Aging potential : 7-10 years.
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