GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Syrah.
PRODUCTION AREA: Montemesola, Carosino (TA).
TRAINING: Spur-pruned cordon-trained (4,500 plants per hectare).
HARVEST: First half of September.
VINIFICATION: Maceration and fermentation begin at low temperatures and then the temperature is raised to 26° C. During the first days of maceration, délestage is carried out daily. The wine is racked after roughly 15 days.
AGING: When malolactic fermentation is completed, the wine is aged in barrique for roughly 8 months.
AGING POTENTIAL: Drink right away or wait as it evolves over 3-4 years.
COLOR: Intense ruby red with light streaks of violet.
NOSE: Very intense and persistent. Ripe fruits with notes of quince jam. Cinnamon and cloves. Classic smoky finish, delicate and seductive with a blend of fruit and spice.
PALATE: Harmonious and well balanced delicacy, acidity, and integrated alcohol. The smoky finish lingers on the palate with a wide range of nuanced flavors.
PAIRING: A versatile wine that loves to paired with spicy, vibrant foods. Sauce- and meat-based, aromatic first and second courses.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18° C. (64° F.).