Purple-tinged ruby red with a rich red mousse.
Very fruity, spicy.
Soft with a little sweetness, well balanced by acidity; well-structured and long.
Best served at around 15°C
85% croatina, 15% barbera + uva rara + vespolina
Temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats; part fermented to dryness, part left sweet; in January the two parts are blended together, yielding a wine of around 30 g/l residual sugar; this is then refermented in pressure tanks with the addition of selected fresh yeasts.
32,500 - 39,000 bottles
Release for sale
The summer following the vintage.
If the bottles are kept in a cool, dark location the wine will drink well for at least five years but is at its most characteristic and attractive during the first three.
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