Manual harvest in separate boxes for each variety. A part of the grapes of Croatina, about 20%, is picked up late in order to ensure to the grapes a superior sugary and aromatic concentration, that is naturally reached on the plants with ours late autumn temperatures.
After the manual harvest there is a soft crush and with a maceration of the skins of a hort-time (5-6 days) at a controlled temperature (28-30°C) with three replacements per day, conducted with the aim to respect the characteristics of each variety of fruit. Individual wines are then aged for twelve months in French oak barriques, using new wood for the section of wine made from overripe grapes.
After the refinement, wines will be setting up in steel tank. Followed by the bottling conducted with the aim of preserving the wine’s characteristics of fragrant fruit.
Taste and flavour:
Ruby red color, brilliant and lively. The nose appreciates
crisp red fruits, lively cherry with the taste of rightly toasted wood and cherry liqueur as final taste. At tasting the wine is lively, fresh, with a good sour thorn, pleasantly tannic flavor, with a moderate sugary residual, that ensure an enjoyable drink and a significant long-lasting flavour.
Primi piatti elaborati con sughi di carne o funghi, secondi piatti di carne e cacciagione, formaggi stagionati.