Indigenous vine of ancient origins, with intensely red grapes, highly acidic, slightly herbaceous.
The marl/clay soil in the hills result in an excellent full-bodied wine, which, when aged properly, take on a pleasantly bitter flavour and an ample tarry bouquet.
Training system: Unilateral Guyot
System density: 4500 vines per hectare
Yield: 55/60 quintals per hectare
Vineyards year of planting: 2001-2004
Manual harvesting in trays, late season
Maceration of the grapes: 13/15 days
Ageing in tonneaux and oak barrels for 14/18 months
Bottling: without filtration
Pairings: fatty meats, wild game, typical regional dishes
Serve at 16°C.