Grape varieties: Bovale (Muristellu).
Production area: Anglona (SS), Sardinia, Italy.
Soil composition: soil which tends to e loose and medium textured with a good limestone base. Drainage is excellent through the year.
Altitude: 150 metres above sea level.
Climate: always well-ventilated. Temperate and warm in the summer, with decisive day-night temperature swings. It is never really hars during winter, becoming milder thanks to marine currents.
Production for hectare: 7000-8000 kg/ha.
Vine training system: spurred cordon.
Plant density: 4000 piants/ha.
Harvest date: second week of September.
Vinification: the fully rypened grapes are harvested manually, destemmed, crushed and let to macerate in temperature-controlled tanks. During this phase, frequent but brief pumpover takes place, favouring the passage of more noble and sweet compounds into the must.
Aging: 100% steel.
Development in the bottle: 7-10 years.
Colour: very intense ruby red.
Bouquet: dried violet, widh hints of mediterranean, red and black currants, notes of blackberry.
Taste: full, warm and soft, full-bodied, well structured.
Food and wine pairing: medium too fully ripened cheeses, pecorino, parmesan cheese, asiago cheese, ham, speck, roasted meat, grilled and baked. Served at temperature of 18°C.