Update: Merano Wine Festival Red Award 2015 Wine Enthusiast 95 points
Production area: The wine is produced exclusively from grapes from the vineyard called 'Vigna Cristiana', located in the Traversagna region, in the villages of Boca and Prato Sesia.
Grape: Nebbiolo 70% - Vespolina 20% - Uva Rara 10%.
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Vineyard is 35 years old.
Surface area of the vineyard 3 hectares
Soil profile Volcanic porphyry
Production: Organic cultivation, harvested by selecting and removing the unripe bunches and grapes. After pressing and a 7-9 day fermentation process, the wine is poured into oak barrels, renewed process, to remove the sediment. The wine, which has matured for 3 years in oak barrels, is bottled after filtering in the Ai Valloni cantina.
Characteristics: Colour intense ruby red
Bouquet: elegant and persistent, with hints of pressed rose, grapefruit, red berries and spices
Taste: harmonious, with penetrating but soft tannins that dominate the typical acidity, with a long flavour persistence.
Alcoholic strength: 12.5% vol.
Number of bottles on sale Worldwide: 3034