GRAPE: Merlot 100%.

ORIGINAL AREA: Western part of Sicily in the Alcamo area, Tenute Piraino.

CLASSIFICATION: IGP (Protected Geographical Indication) Terre Siciliane (Sicilian Territory).

SOIL: Medium-textured and rich soil, with a lot of nutritional elements and organic substance.

ALTITUDE: 200-250 metres above sea level.

VINEYARD: Counter-espalier with the Guyot pruning system.

CLIMATE: Mild and rainy winters, hot and windy summers.

GRAPE HARVEST: Third week of August. Hand harvest.

TYPE OF VINIFICATION: Destemming and maceration for 15 days with periodic movement inside the tanks aging. Light refining in wooden barrels.

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS: Ruby red color with violet reflexes of good structure. Intense scent, elegant and balanced taste that recalls red fruit.

FOOD PAIRING: Pairs well with red meat, grilled meat, aged cheese and cold cuts.

TEMPERATURE: Serve at 18°-20° C

ALCOHOL: 13% – 13,5% vol