Its Italian name refers to the colour of the stalk at
the base of the grape bunch.
Violet red in colour, with a nose of wild
blackberry and woodland foliage.
Dry, smooth and full-bodied in taste,
with a slight bitterish element.
Serve at room temperature as an ideal accompaniment to roasts and red meat.
ganerally flat with gravelly substratum covered by a layer of soil
double guyot, modified sylvoz
4000 plants to hactare
maceration, saigneè, remontage, fining in stainless steel with second racking into barrique and
third racking into.