Percentage of grapes: 100 % Gaglioppo
Vineyard: Cirò (Crotone district).
Surface area: 3 hectares.
Height: 200/250 mts a.s.l.
Growing system: espalier.
Year of implantation: 1987.
Soil: argillaceous, sandy.
Yeald per hectare: 70 quintals.
Harvest: second half of October. The grapes are selected and hand-picked.
Vinification: After removing the stalks, the fermentation continues at a temperature of 25° C. Then the grapes are softly pressed by horizontal presses.
Refinement: At the end of the alcoholic fermentation, the wine is racked and left in brick tanks for 12-16 months and then in barriques for 6-12 months. After bottling, the wine refines for a month before being put up for sale.
Organoleptic characteristics: deep ruby-red, full and persistent fragrance. Well-balanced and harmonic flavour with an evident typical note of the Gaglioppo varietal.