Grapes: Piedirosso 100%
Production area: Comune di Trecase (NA), Bosco del Merlo and Tirone della Guardia
Altitude: 220-350 mt above sea level
Harvest: Manual harvest with grapes selection in the first half of October
Vineyards age: 15-25 years
Training system: Guyot and Pergola Vesuviana
Max Yield/H: < 55q
Vinification: Soft destemming press followed by low temperature skin fermentation in stainless steel tanks at 4°C for max 24 hours. Soft crushing lees removal, must clearing and controlled temperature fermentation at 10-12°C for about 18-24 days.
Aging: sur lies for 3 months, in stainless steel tanks and 2 months of refining in bottle
Sensory analysis: Luminous cherry colour, on the nose it is very fragrant, with scents of wild strawberries, raspberries and hints of aromatic herbs and flowers. Fresh, on the palate recalls the tones perceived on the nose. A very pleasant wine, with an excellent structure.
Service temperature: 10-12°C
Food pairing: Seafood cuisine, white meats, fresh cheeses, pizza