Designation:    Controlled Designation of Origin d.o.c.
Grapes: aglianico
Variety of grape: red
Soil: deep with sandy loam texture prevalently of volcanic origin and with calcareous traces on the whole of profile
Culture system: espalier culture with a spurred cord pruning
Vineyard: Torre le Nocelle (AV)
Exposure: south-east
Altitude: 400 metres on sea level
Bushiness: 4000 stumps for hectare
Age of vineyard: about 12 years
Vintage time: at the end of october, first days of november, selection in vineyard, vintaging by hand
Yield for hectare: 80 quintals for hectare
Vinification: soaking for about 10 days, fermentation partially carried out with starter of autochthonous ferments,  malolactic completely carried out
Refining: french durmast barrel for 3 mounths
Colour: deep ruby red
Fragrance: a complex bouquet, it offers fragrances that remind to the mulberry, plum, black cherry and chocolate
Taste: warm, encircling, of a big structure and softness
Coupling: it is very good with read meats and mature cheeses