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