Additional tasting notes
Color : intense ruby red with violet hues.
Nose : pleasant with aromas of ripe red fruits, Mediterranean herbs, accompanied by a touch of balsamic and slightly peppery.
Mouth : ample and supple with a beautiful structure and a discrete and elegant floral finish.
Alcohol level : 13.5%
Winemaking : Fermentation and maceration at controlled temperature (26 ° C) for about 10 days. Aging in French oak barrels for about 12 months.
Food pairing : Rack of lamb, grilled red meats, braciola with tomato sauce, game, full-bodied cheese.
Aging potential : 7-12 Years
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