WINE TYPE Stell red
VINE TYPE 60% Merlot, 40 % Cabernet Sauvignon
PRODUCTION AREA Vineyard placed in a hilly area, being addressed to the southwest is exposed to the sun all day; the soil is olive brown color, soil weaving is marl and clay with few stones and moderately low permeability.
ALTITUDE 100 s.l.m.
TRAINING SYSTEM Spur cordon
WINE MAKING The grapes are harvested by hand at the end of September early October, transported to the cellar are destemmed and placed in the fermenter “Ganymede” for 10 days. The method Ganymede is to take advantage of the sheer force of nature to get the best wines, using as a form of energy given the immense potential of carbon dioxide that develops during fermentation. Follows soft pressing and end of fermentation in stainless steel tanks. You get so extraction of only the noble substances from the grape skin. After fermentation the wine is placed in French oak barrels where stopover for 15-18 months during which time matures and acquires softness and perfumes.
ALCOHOL CONTENT 13% vol
COLOUR Purple red with garnet reflections.
SCENT Full and intense with hints of spice and vanilla, highlight the aromas of ripe red fruit.
TASTE Intense and persistent body, soft and enveloping on the palate, with excellent persistence retro-taste.
PREFERABLE MATCHES Meat cooked in the oven, grilled and game. Excellent with Florentine and with hard cheeses or seasoned. Prolongs the pleasure of the table as a meditation wine.
SERVING TEMPERATURE 18-20 ° C if possible open the bottle and pour the wine into a decanter at least one hour before serving.
HISTORICAL NOTES Wine has always found in music a privileged means of exalting their own qualities, both from the symbolic point of view, both as an expression of the joy of life and pleasure. Carmina Burana is the title of a collection of poems sung found in a Benedictine monastery near Monaco in Germany, from the first half of the thirteenth century. Including the well-known “In Taberna when sumus” hymn to drink and entertainment.