Color: A very deep and intense ruby red
Aroma: A great aromatic complexity with notes of red and black berry fruit, particularly raspberries and black cherries, well fused with spicy and vanilla notes wich recall both tobacco and chocolate. With age, balsmaic aromas along with sensations of truffles.
Flavor: Of great structure and persistence, elegant and enveloping. The texture of the tannins is quite dense, characterized as it is by a velvety suppleness. Very long on the finish with an intense and pleasurable aftertaste.
Aging: In small, medium-toasted French oak barrels for approximately twelve months followed by at least 18 months of bottle aging before release.
Suggestions: An ideal wine for lengthy cellaring, to be served in large crystal stemware at temperatures between 16°-18° centigrade.
With food: Ideal with grilled meat and roasts and with medium-aged cheese.
Particular characteristics: An intense and elegant wine with a well defi ned territorial character.