Location: Euganea Hills, Arquà Petrarca (PD)
Average ages of vines: 38 years, vineyard totally re-grafted in 1998
Exposure and altitude: South facing, 200 meters high Soil: Limestone and red clay
Pruning technique: cordon spur Planting density: 4500 vines /ha
Yield per hectare: 5 t/ha Grape variety: Syrah Vinification: 20 days of fermentation and maceration in stainless steel tanks; 4 pumpings over a day, controlled temperature of 27-28° C
Aging: Second use French 500 lt oak barrel for 36-48 months, aging in bottles for at least 6 months.
Employed yeasts: selected
Operations designed to stabilization of the product: none, loose filtration prior to bottling
Service: should be tasted at 19° Serving suggestions: wine for red meats, smoked venison sausages, gamey meat and ripe cheese Average production: 6.000-10.000 da 750 ml.