Blueberries, sour black cherries, blackberries, tobacco hints, silky tannins. Very long on the palate.


Production area: municipality of San Cipriano Picentino (SA).
Soil: medium composition, rich in texture. Exposure to south-west, hills.
First year of production: 1993.
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Aglianico.
Winemaking: long skin maceration (20 days).
Fermentation: in stainless steel, after draining of 15%. Average duration of the fermentation: 21 days.
Malolactic fermentation: done
Ageing: 12/14 months in 225lt new barriques made of Nevers and Allier and Troncais oak.
Maturation: in bottle for 6 months before release.
Chemical properties: Alcohol 13,5% vol. Ac. Tot. 5.20 gr/lt. Dry extract 34 gr/lt. PH 3.72


Guida Oro i Vini di Veronelli 92/100
Luca Maroni 92/100
Bibenda Duemila Vini 5/5
Vitae Ais 4/4
Gambero Rosso 2/3
Guida Essenziale Cernilli 97/100
Wine Spectator 92/100
Wine Enthusiast 93/100
The Wine Advocate 92/100
James Suckling 96/100