THE PRODUCER : Italo Pietrantonj
Aging: The wine matured 6-8 months in 40hl oak botti, then a further period in the bottle.
Harvest time: Mid to late October.
Production Gentle pressing of the grapes, then a lengthy, submerged-cap maceration and cool-temperature fermentation.
Nose: Then offers varietally-faithful aromas of morello cherry and wild red berryfruit.
Taste Firmly-structured and lightly tannic, it also displays a velvet-smooth mouthfeel.