It is obtained from the native Lacrima wine grapes.
Other species of authorized red grapes, as Merlot or Montepulciano, may be employed to a maximum of 15%.
Deep ruby red.
Bouquet and taste
Intense, persisting and fruity. It also reminds red fruits. The taste is dry, savoury and soft. It is a tannic wine and with an important structure.
The minimum level allowed by D.O.C. rules is 14%.
D.O.C. rules provide for one year aging in cellar before bottling.
Glass and service
Glass to be middle size, spherical shaped, colourless, smooth, very thin and with long stem, narrowing toward the end.
The body of this wine requires a service temperature not lower than 18° C .