This last 2014 growing season is characterized by a spring with low temperatures and a summer with normal hot and dry conditions. This 2013 winter was exceptionally cold and dry (118mm vs 237mm of rain). The bud break was 10 days late and the dry weather followed over the springtime. Finally march brought normal conditions, but the fall came with low temperatures. The grape lost early its vegetal flavors and was technically ready to make wine, but we had to wait
All the grapes were hand harvested in small cases of 14 kilos and carefully transported to the winery. We obtained clean and pure fruit with strict quality control thanks to the state of the art technology: our Vistalys optical berries selection. Then all the grapes were gently macerated with a gentle extraction, obtaining elegant structure, expressive aromas and very good color. Fermentation lasted about
The ideal companion for well grilled red meat, bolognesa pasta and cheese.