This wine is obtained from Merlot grapes, which are picked in our oldest vineyards. They are situated in the best suitable are of Doc Montello and Colli Asolani production. It is produced just in the best years.
Production area: Asolo hills
Height: 180-250 metres a.s.l.
Ground typology: mainly clave with a dark reddish-brown colour because of the high presence of iron, slightly calcareous good drained with a good skeletal structure.
Cultivation system: sylvoz and guyot
Strain per hectare: 4000
Vineyard age: 20/25 years
Production per hectare: 100 quintals
Harvesting time: first decade of October
Production method: this wine is obtained by a strict sorting of the grapes in the fields. The grapes are picked manually in crates. After destemming and pressing the grapes, the wine is fermented in wine marcs with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tanks at monitored temperature for 15 days. The maturation is in barriques for 12 months.
Refinement: in bottles for six months
Organoleptic characteristics: bright and intense red. Vanilla and tobacco sensations intertwine to plum and black cherry marks. Perfect structure and pleasant tannicity.
It is ideal for first dishes with game based sauces and second meat based dishes.
Technical data: alcohol 12,5; acidity 5,2 g/l; extract 29 g/l.