Smooth and intense, this full-bodied wine has a hint of mineral that gives it a touch of freshness. It is produced from a single variety, native Recantina grapes, a rare and precious treasure of the Montello.
Production Area: Produced with the best Recantina grapes from our tenuta Emily and Aria Valentina.
Soil characteristics: Typical of the Montello, clay and iron-rich.
Vineyards: The training system used is the Guyot with a density of 5000 plants per hectare.
Vinification: Red vinification. The Recantina grapes are harvested in the first ten days of October and vinified separately in stainless steel with a contact between skins and must-wine about 15 days.
Aging: This is followed by malolactic fermentation and aging in wood. This takes place in 2,5 T Slavonia oak barrels for a period of 12-14 months. Finally it is bottled and a short aging in bottle pre- marketing.
Color: Intense and bright ruby, excellent transparency
Bouquet: Intense with fruity notes of red plum and black currant (cassis) and floral notes of violets and cyclamen. This is also the moss and mineral notes reminiscent of freshly tilled soil.
Taste: In the mouth it is soft and velvety, with sweet tannins and pleasantly acidic aftertaste.
Pairings: Wine suited to red meat and game especially furred. also excellent with duck breast, baked guinea fowl, and the medium-aged cheeses.
Service Temp.: 18-20 °C in large glasses.
Actual alcohol: % vol. 13,00 +/- 0.5
Type of packaging 0,75 L.
2018 Harper Wine Star - 4 Stars (2016)
2018 James Suckling - 92 Pt. (2015)
2018 Luca Maroni - 96 Pt. (2016)
2018 Vini Buoni d'Italia (autoctoni) - Double crown (2016)
2018 Vinitaly 5 Stars - 90 Pt. (2015)
2017 IWSC - Silver medal (2014)
2017 James Suckling - 91 Pt. (2015)