We only produce 4000 bottles per year of this wine.
Type of soil: chalky, clay-like.
Area of production: owned vineyards on the hills (300 m above sea level) of S.Ambrogio di Valpolicella highly suitable land, which is south-facing.
Pruning system: Guyot.
Time of grape harvest: at the end of September, perfectly ripe grapes are hand-picked and lightly dried in a well-aired room called “Fruttaio”.
Vinification: maceration of the marcs for 20 days, using traditional techniques including daily pumping and punching down.
Refining process: five years in an oak barrel and further ageing in the bottle before marketing.
Colour: ruby red tending towards garnet.
Flavours: intense plum, cooked fruit and spices which
are followed by a tinge of balsamic.
Taste: full flavoured and balanced with an elegant and well proportioned, leaving a spicy and harmonious after taste. The refining in barrels enriches the aromatic complexity of this important wine.
Serving temperature: 16°-18°