This is a big wine... jam packed with intense flavors thanks to a warm growing region and great attention to detail in the cellar. Oak aged for a long time, this wine has a dark color in the glass, shows strong character on the nose from intense fruit and wood.
Feldspathic quartz sandstone soil with skeletal material, 150m above sea level, yield of 4 tons per hectare and a density of 5000 vines per hectare, spurred cordon pruning.
Vinification consists of an extended skin contact during a long maceration of 15 days. Fermentation is temperature controlled in small stainless steel tanks at 25°C.
Aging occurs in barriques for 12 months with a 6 month aging in bottle before release.