Vineyard: TiareBlù located at Ruttars in the municipality of Dolegna del Collio.
Kind of ground: Marl.
Grape: Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Vines per hectare: 7000.
Type of cultivation: Guyot.
Its color is bright red with garnet reflections. On the nose it is intense, full and fragrant, recalling raspberries and blackberries. On the palate it is dry, full-bodied, tannic, harmonic, tasty, with a very long finish.
The grapes are harvested by hand using boxes, gentle destemming followed by fermentation at a controlled temperature of 20°C on the skins for eighteen days
There follow 18 months of Barrique maturing at a constant temperature of 20°C. At the end of this period, the wine is assembled and bottled. There follows a further long period of refining in the bottle.
Drink with: mature cheeses, grilled red meat, and game cooked in various ways.
Longevity: 18-20 years.
Serve at: 17-18°C.
PRIZES AND AWARDS:
TRE BICCHIERI “Gambero Rosso” 2004
DUE BICCHIERI “Gambero Rosso”
Vintages 2004 - 2005 - 2007
“Migliori vini italiani - Luca Maroni”
Vintages 1999 - 2002 - 2005 - 2007
QUATTRO GRAPPOLI Guida “Duemilavini” A.I.S.