Monferrato Rosso DOC
VARIETAL: 60% Barbera, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon
ALCOHOL: 15% • YEAR OF PLANTING: 1992
CLUSTER THINNING: 30% redution by thinning out the bunches in early August.
FERMENTATION: stainless steel tanks under controlled temperature for approx. 10 days.
AGING: 24 months in french barriques and 12 months in the bottle.
LONGEVITY: Safely cellared 15 years at suitable temperatures (14-16°C) with the bottle lying horizontally.
FOOD PAIRING: Its full body and personality pair well with tasty dishes; recommended with pasta and rice, red meat and game.
Bright ruby red with purple nuances: fragrant, persistent bouquet, surprisingly fresh; solid berry fruit, like cherries and black cherries, followed by more thoroughly developed vanilla and cocoa, with toasty and grassy accents. The mouthfeel is sound and tight; on the palate, cherry and vanilla flavors again; the impact is supple with soft, edgeless tannins, the close fully expresses the power of this blend.