Denominazione di Origine Controllata
Grape variety: Croatina.
Location: Cisterna (AT) Piedmont, Italy.
Vineyard characteristics: Well-exposed and hilly vineyards of variable age.
The soil is sandy and the vines are cultivated with the Guyot system.
Vinification: Crushing and de-stemming of the manually harvested and perfectly ripe grapes. Fermentation with maceration on the skins for 12-15 days.
Racking and immediate control of the malolactic fermentation.
Maturation and aging: Stored in barrique for 12 months, then bottled.
Organoleptic characteristics: Intense ruby red colour, with purple tints. Fruity fragrance with notes of plum jam and slightly tannic.
Served at 18°C.