In a word: power
The label shows decisive lines and self-confi dent tones, well representing the characters of the Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot grapes. The numbers 60 20 20 indicate the percentages of the grapes that compose the wine. It represents the gift of life.
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Availability date: 09/20/2017
DESCRIPTION AND TYPE:
Protected Geographical Indication. Vines of Colli Berici, Lonigo (Vicenza). Clayey soil.
Organic fertilizers and manual pruning; selection of shoots, defoliation, thinning of the bunches. Grapes: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc, 20% Merlot.
Manual harvest between the 3rd week of September and the 1st of October.
This is a late-harvest wine, inasmuch as the grapes are the very last to be harvested; the Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon are hand-picked, and then pressed the same day, while the Merlot clusters are hand-picked into small boxes then remain some 20-30 days in the drying loft . The must ferments with ambient yeasts in concrete vats at normal temperatures for about 40 days.
The wine matures in new oak barrels for a minimum of 24 months, followed by 1 more year in the bottle
Red tending to deep purple, and to garnet with ageing; glycerine-rich.
Wild red berryfruit, blueberry, redcurrant, wild blackberry, musk and spices.
Enters with immediately-appealing richness; austere, complex, long-lingering, and well-balanced, with pronounced tannins and form structure. Offers aromatic impressions of prune marmalade and wild red berry. Lengthy finish, with delicate hints of black pepper, country herbs, and clay earth.
At its best with grilled or roasted meat, medium-aged cheeses.
|Abbinamenti||At its best with grilled or roasted meat, medium-aged cheeses.|
|Gradazione Alcolica||18% Vol.|
|Temperatura di servizio||18° C.|
|Zona di produzione||San Pietro in Cariano | Zona Classica|