The choice of the right time to harvest and the accuracy in the wine making process, followed by a careful ageing in big oak barrels give special characteristics to this wine.
Dry, savoury and peachy taste with scents of vanilla and nuts.
Intense colour with purplish glare.
First time in bootle : 2001 (2004 not bottled)
- Region of origin: Marche, Province of Ancona;
- Position of the vineyards: In the area surrounding one of the Castles of Jesi “San Paolo” in the area where Rosso Piceno is produced.
- Vine: 65% Montepulciano, 30% Sangiovese, 5% others;
- Cultivation manner: Guyot;
- Vine per ha: 3.000 vines per ha;
- Produced grapes per ha: ca 8000/9000 kg per ha;
- Age of vineyards: From 8 to 15 years old;
- Type of soil: Medium textured soil;
- Exposition and altitude: ca 200/250m above see level, exposition North-East;
- Total vineyards surface: ca 8 ha; 0,9 allocated with Rosso Piceno “Santa Maria d’Arco” grapes;
- No. of produced bottles: 1.500/4.000 per year;
- Alcohol concentration: differs depending on yearly weather condition (never below 13,5%vol.);
- Harvest and wine making: accurately hand harvested in the second half of October. Slow cell cracking fermentation with vinace treading;
- Refinement follows in small oak barrels for 9-12 month and for a further 3-4 months in bottle;
- Wine tasting notes: Ruby red with scarlet glare; scent of mature flowers and spicy traces; savoury and dry taste.