Additional tasting notes
Color : intense ruby red with garnet reflections.
Nose : aromas of blueberry jam and blackberry, spicy notes of vanilla.
Mouth : full and velvety, firm tannins, lovely concentration, exceptional lingering flavour.
Alcohol level : 16.0%
Winemaking : Stainless steel tanks, followed by 18 months aging in French small oak barrels.
Food pairing : Rack of lamb, roast beef, quail with balsamic, game, spicy pecorino cheese.
Aging potential : 10 to 15 Years
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