Denomination: Serrapetrona DOC
Grape Variety: 100% Vernaccia Nera
Vineyard: Vigna Piccola and Vigna Colli
Training: simple Guyot
Harvest: Second decade of October, by hand, after a summer thinning
Vinification: Destemming and pressing of the grapes, 15 day fermentation in steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 24-26°C
Aging: 12 months in steel tanks, 36 months in 25hl oak barrels, and 12 months in the bottle
Alcohol content: (average) 15% vol.
Production: (average) 9.000 bottles
Characteristics: Intense ruby red colour with purple hues. Initial balsamic notes such as liquorice and rosemary. Followed by aromas of red fruit, plums and black cherries. Soft and velvety taste, well balanced, with enhanced elegance and persistence.
Food pairings: Game, red and braised meat, porchetta, polenta and ossobuco
Advice: Serve in a Riedel Bordeaux 416/00 calice at a temperature of 18°C, ensuring that the bottle is opened at least an hour before or use a decanter.