Area: Portacomaro d’Asti
Grapes: 100% Grignolino
Alcohol level: 12,5% vol.
Vinification and ageing: The Grignolino grapes are picked when absolutely fully ripe and are then vinifi ed in the traditional manner with a maceration on the skins for four days, in order to extract just the right amount of colour and tannins, and also to emphasize the wine’s floral perfumes.
Colour: Pale ruby (in fact, more like a deep rosé) with orange highlights.
Bouquet: Fruity, with characteristically spicy notes.
Flavour: Lightly tannic, with an agreeably almondy background.
Serving temperature: Serve at 15/16° C. (59/61°F.)
Food matches: It can be drunk throughout the meal, but is especially delicious with cold cuts, roast white meats and particularly highly-fl avored fish soups.