Vineyard: Vigna Santo Stefano of Perno, in the commune of Monforte d’Alba (CN)
Grape Harvest: Towards the middle of October.
Wine-making process: Estate-grown bunches, thinned during the summer, undergo traditional-style, floating cap fermentation for 15/20 days. The wine is then matured in medium-sized Slavonian oak barrels for around 30 months.
Expected cellar life: 10/25 years
Bottling: After four years following the vintage
Colour: garnet red with orange-coloured highlights;
Nose: complex, very fruity, elegant, intense
Taste: excellent body with power and stuffing, full, well-balanced.
Type of bottle: Albeisa
Serving temperature: approx. 18°
Storage: Lying down in cool, dark surroundings
Pairings: Red meats in general, game, mature cheeses.