Production area: Municipalities of Vasto, Monteodorisio and Casalbordino
Height: 190 m a.s.l./200 m a.s.l./30 m a.s.l.
Vineyard: 100% Montepulciano
Alcohol content: 13.5% vol.
Average production per hectare: About 120 quintals
Refining: 6 months in oak barrel
Growing system: Rows with spurred cordon
Vinification: On-the-skins at controlled temperature of 25°C
Duration: On-the-skins maceration for at least 15 days
Colour: Intense ruby red with light violet highlights
Bouquet: Typical, fruity, with vanilla scent
Taste: Austere and full-bodied
Match with: Typical products, meat roasts and mature cheeses
Serve at: 18°C
Bottle life: 5 years after being put on the market