APPELLATION: Taurasi DOCG
VARIETY: Aglianico 100%
VINEYARD AND SOIL: Mirabella Eclano, with a South-West exposure and a deep and sandy and well drained soil, and Montemarano with a South-East exposure and a clay soil. The altitude is on average of 400 m a.s.l. The training system is the espalier with cordon spur pruning system and the density of plantation is on average of 4,000 vines/hectare (about 1,600 vines/acre), until 6,000 (2400 vines/acre) with an yeald of about 5,000 kg/ha (4,460 lbs/acre) and 1.3 kg/vine (2.87 lbs/vine).
AGE OF THE VINEYARD: On average 20 years.
HARVEST PERIOD AND TYPOLOGY: End of October, beginning of November, manual harvest.
VINIFICATION AND REFINING: Vinification with long maceration on the skins at controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks. Refines for 24 months in French oak barriques and Slavonian casks and at least 24 months in the bottle before release.