|Classification:||Typical Geographical Indication of Calabria.|
|Production area:||Calabria, east centre in the province of Crotone,
in Carfizzi “Motta – Maradea” resort
|Altimetry:||from 200 to 300 metres above sea level|
|Plant breeding system:||espalier with a density of understocks of 5600
plants per hectare.
|Climate:||Mediterranean, with mild winters and warm
and dry summers.
|Grape harvest:||manual, end of October.|
|Yield per hectare of grapes:||25-30 quintals.|
|Vinification:||traditional fermentation with 15-20 days
steeping, drawing off and soft pressing
|Ripening:||élevage in French durmast barriques for 24 months|
|Refining:||24 months in bottles at a controlled temperature.|
|Colour:||purple red with marked violet hints|
|Scent:||intense, delicate, opening up with soft fruit
rising up to persistent and rich vanilla spiced
scents, with balsamic notes.
|Flavour:||it is warm and velvety to the palate, ample, complex,
long and persistent. Great structure and longevity
|Alcoholic degree:||14% vol.|
|Gastronomic coupling:||it goes well with roasted meat, lamb, boar and
game. Ideal with hard, savoury and strong cheeses.
|Service temperature:||17-18 °C.|