Ruby red colour, with slight garnet hues. Bouquet: intense, fine and elegant, slightly spicy. The fruity aroma is still present and well harmonized by the long aging in oak casks. Flavour: rich, full-bodied, harmonious with a balanced flavor of sweet tannin. Long finish.
FIRST PRODUCTION YEAR: 1997
AVERAGE YEARLY PRODUCTION IN BOTTLES: 3.000
PRODUCTION ZONE: Farra d’Isonzo (Gorizia)
GRAPES: Merlot 80%, Cabernet Sauvignon 20%
ALTIMETRY: 100 meters above s.l.
SOIL TYPE: Alluvial, gravely, shale
TRAINING METHOD AND PLANTS IN PRODUCTION: Guyot 5.200 plants per hectare
AVERAGE AGE OF PLANTS IN PRODUCTION: 30 years
YIELD PER HECTARE AT GRAPE HARVEST: 6.000 kg
YIELD FOR SINGLE PLANT: 1,2 kg
HARVESTING PERIOD AND METHOD: 1st decade of October, manual harvest
FERMENTATION VATS: Stainless steel – maturation and aging in wooden casks for 18-22 months.
FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 25°-30°
FERMENTATION PERIOD: 18-20 days