It’s the result of a very good grape harvest, this Bordeaux-style cut in Italian style represents another great red wine by the Cantina di Venosa, made from Merlot and Aglianico grapes, it is aged in French barriques for about six months. In the glass we find a superb wine of the highest quality, generous, which welcomes us in its vast aromas.
Type of production: Simple Guyot in rows
Age of vineyards: 18 – 25 years
Production per hectare: 8 tons
Altitude of vineyards: 400 – 450 metres
Zone of production: The north eastern part of Potenza that includes the territory of 15 towns in particular Venosa, the City of Horace.
Grape harvest period: from the second ten days of September and the first ten days of October.
Grape harvest method : Hand picked in the early hours of the morning and transported immediately to the Wine Factory.
Vinification: vinification in small fermenters and skin maturation at a controlled temperature from 23° to 26° C, for about seven days, completion of the alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.
Organoleptic characteristics and technical comments: the glass has a beautiful intense ruby red colour. The odour reveals a complex and deep olfactory bouquet, where the scents of ripe dark fruit, such as raspberry, marasca, dry prune and cherry, are enriched by vanilla, white pepper and tobacco. The palate is soft and full-bodied, warm and enveloping, fine and elegant, balanced and long-lasting.
Gastronomic combination and serving temperature: classical wine for roasts, typical mediteranean food, game and matured cheeses. Serving temperature from 16° to 18° C.