The selected grapes were destemmed and pressed. Maceration lasted 10 days at a maximum temperature of 30 °C. Malolactic fermentation was carried out before the end of winter.
Ageing lasted 24 months in 100 Hl and 50 Hl Slavonian and French oak barrels and a small quantity in second time used Barriques. A further 12 months of bottle ageing followed in Prunotto's cellars before shipping.
Alcohol 14% vol.
Total Acidity 5.50 g/l
Dry extract 30.50 g/l
|Garnet in colour and on the nose, wide and complex withhints of violet and forest fruit aromas. On the palate, full and velvety and well balanced. Due to its structure and characteristics, it is a perfect match for meat and game dishes, and tasty cheeses. Ideal serving temperature 17°C
| Wine Spectator 90 points (Jan 9 2013)
Charming and accessible, this smooth red evokes cherry, herb and underbrush aromas and flavors. Tightens up on the finish, where the muscular tannins take over. Shows good balance overall. Best from 2015 through 2025.—B.S.
|From vineyards in the areas of Monforte, Serralunga and Castiglion Falletto.
Origins go back to the Tortonian - Messinian era. Rich in calcareous clay and in magnesium and manganese elements.