Vineyard: Vigna Santo Stefano in Perno, in the commune of Monforte d’Alba (CN).
Grape Harvest: Beginning of October.
Wine-making process: Traditional-style, floating cap fermentation of estate-grown grapes for 15/20 days. The wine is then matured in medium-sized oak barrels for few months or sometimes stabilized in inert tank.
Expected cellar life: 10/15 years
Bottling: After three years following the vintage
Colour: deep ruby-red, tending to purplish;
Nose: fruity aroma of ripe grapes, intense, varietal;
Taste: powerful stuffing and excellent body, well-balanced, varietal character.
Type of bottle: Albeisa
Serving temperature: approx. 18°
Storage: Lying down in cool, dark surroundings
Pairings: Red and white meats, fresh and mature cheeses, cold cuts, pasta dishes.