Mirabella Eclano, with a South-West exposure and a deep and sandy and well drained soil, and Montemarano with a South-East exposure.
Vines per hectare:
4,000 vines/hectare (about 1,600 vines/acre)
Yield per hectare:
5,000 kg/ha (4,460 lbs/acre) and 1.3 kg/vine (2.87 lbs/vine).
Period of harvest:
End of October, beginning of November, manual harvest.
Vinification with long maceration on the skins at controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks.
Refines for 24 months in French oak barriques and Slavonian casks and at least 24 months in the bottle before release.
Full, complex and intense, with notes of cherry, violet, wild berries and a distinctive spicy aroma.
Fascinating and elegant in the mouth. With flavors of plum, black cherry, strawberry and intense spices.
Mature cheeses, truffles, porcini mushrooms. Ragout and dishes with long cooked sauces. Roasted red meats and spiced dishes.