Grapes variety: Aglianico 100%
Appellation: Galluccio Rosso Dop
Vineyard of origin: San Teodoro vineyard
Training system: Guyot
Yeald/ha: 70 q/ha Yeald
Height: 300 metres asl
Plant density: 5000 plants/ha
Harvest period: Second- Third decade of October
Vinification notes: The bunches are carefully selected and de-stemmed, with subsequent delicate crushing. Maceration follows in large diameter stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 22-26ºC, with frequent pumping over, délestage and batonnage, in relation to the ripeness of the year and total acidity.
Ageing period: 12 months in steel, 6 months in tonneaux and 6 months in bottles.
Bottling: 18 months later the harvest
Tasting notes: Deep ruby red wine, with pronounced herbaceous and spicy aroma. Its complex and rich body, comes to the nose at the first taste, smoothened by the right acidity and the soft tannin.
The wine offers a velvet and well rounded flavor, on the palate the taste is firm and opulent.
It releases a very long tobacco aftertaste, well mixed with wooden aromas.
Alcohol: 13,5% – 14 %
Suggested glass: Ballon
Service temperature: 16°– 18°C
Food pairing: It can be perfect paired with hearty firsts, red meat and wild game dishes. Also, ideal, with seasoned cheese and cured meats.