Grape varieties: Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Petit Verdot in variable percentages
Soil composition: alluvial, sandy, very poor with traces of silt and clay
Altitude of the vineyards: da 280 a 350 metri (from 920 to 1.150 feet) a.s.l.
Average age of the vines: ranging from 15 to 25 years
Growing system: double guyot
Fertilizers: organic manure and cover crops
Plant protection products: sulphur and copper
Yeasts: selected indigenous
Average annual production: 2.000 bottles
Refinement: aged in small French oak barrels ranging in capacity from 225 to 350 liters for 12 to 18 months. The wine is kept 4 years in the bottle before release it.
Colour: deep ruby red with purple highlights
Nose: hints of black currant, candied lemon peel and spices
Palate: elegant and robust, the finely granulated tannin is perfectly integrated into the overall structure
Alcohol content: 14% Vol
Ideal serving temperature: 16 - 18 °C / 60 - 64 °F
Matching: roasted meat and aged cheeses