Rich ruby red, juicy in the nose with aromas of cherries and red berries; animating on the palate, a great representative of the grape variety with a lot of the fruity charm of ripe cherries and soft tannins, good complexity, well balanced oak influence, fine touches of vanilla, very juicy with a good body; a good length.
90 pts Falstaff Wine Guide
Cooled fermentation in stainless steel tanks with two weeks of maceration time and subsequent malolactic fermentation. 12 months of aging (2/3 in used barriques + 1/3 in stainless steel.
Fertile chernozem black earth soil heavily influenced by calcerous sediments with a layer of gravel on top.
Dark meat dishes like roastbeef, tasty beef steaks and pork steaks, game meat stews, also very nice with mediterranean tomato-influenced dishes or with mature hard cheeses, e.g. mature cheddar.