Production area: Municipality of Vasto
Height: 190 m a.s.l.
Vineyard: 100% Montepulciano
Alcohol content: 14,5% vol.
Average production per hectare: About 80 quintals
Refining: 18 months in oak barrel and barrique + 2 years in bottle
Growing system: Rows with spurred cordon
Harvesting: Hand-made in cases
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 garnet highlights
Bouquet: Typical, fruity, spicy
Taste: Full-bodied with scent of fruit preserved in alcohol and chocolate
Match with: Typical products, meat roasts and mature cheeses
Serve at: 18-20°C
Bottle life: 5 years after being put on the market. In a suitable environment, up to 10 years