Grape varieties: 65% Corvina, 15% Corvinone + 10% Rondinella + 10% other varieties
Vineyards: 12 hectars located in Bastia, exactly on the valley between the Val d’Alpone and Val d’Illasi. The shaley clay - subalkaline land, is formed in a broad plateau with slight slopes, produced by the alteration of limestone formations and in particular the white and red scales. The volcano (basalt) is non-existent. Altitude: 450m/above sea level.
Vine age: New plantings and old one of 20-35 years
Vines per hectare: 5500
Production: 60 - 70 Hl/Ha
Harvest: Hand picked during the last two weeks of September and lay to dry in small boxes in “fruttaio”
Fermentation e maturation: Grapes, harvested in boxes, remains in the “fruttaio” until December / January. Water loss, due to the period of drying, promotes concentration of all substances of the grape. Fermentation and maceration take place in small steel vats; after fermentation and aging in oak in 500/1000 liters where the new wine will remain for 18-24 months.
At first glance: Intense ruby red colour
On the nose: Red ripe fruit, small woodland fruits
On the palate: Rich, refined, elegant
Service temperature: 18°C