Full Product Description
THE PRODUCER : Il Conte Villa Prandone
Average annual production: only 3.000 750 ml bottles
Geographic location of the vineyard: Municipality of Monteprandone – south-facing
Type of land: clay, limestone.
Training system: (VSP) vertical-trellised spurred cordon.
Yield (grapes per hectare): 60 quintals
Harvest: manual, following ripening curves
Fermentation: gentle grape pressing, maceration in steel vats with hand punched down and controlled temperature fermentation
Ageing and evolution: in January the wine is decanted into oak barriques where it ages for about 15 months; again 12 months in cement tanks and matured further 6 months refining in the bottle
Colour: Deep ruby red colour
Nose: Limpid and Intense, strong liquorice and forest fruits scents
Taste: Full-bodied and robust, with a tannin component, embraced by the grape’s aromatic weave