Alcohol: 14 % vol.
Grape variety: Aglianico 90% , Primitivo 10%
Production area: Maruggio
Soil type: medium mixture on a limestone
Training system: spur pruned cordon
Arrangement of plants: Mt. 2.00 x 0.90
Vineyard information: experimental plant, with 200 different biotypes of Aglianico selected in the Vulture area by the University of Milan and controlled by the Ministry for Agricultural Politics
Average yield: 40 quintals of grapes per hectare
Harvest period: in the first 10 days of October
Fermentation : in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature
Aging: 12 months in 2 and 3 year old oak barrels
– Colour: ruby red with garnet reflections
– Smell: brown tobacco aromas with dried prunes and graphites hints.
– Taste: savoury taste with a smooth, juicy tannin