Ruby red color. Aromas of juicy blackberries and plums with elegant notes of spices, leather and licorice. The palate is round and rich with balanced acidity and lingering tannins. Medium to long finish.
Vine parcels from Sub-zone B (250-500 meters alt)
Harvest: handpicked at the end of September – mid October. Traditional fermentation for 8-10 days in open top cement tanks. Ferments are hand plunged twice or even three times per day in order to achieve a gentle extraction. Malolactic fermentation.
Maturation: 12 months in French oak barrels 300 Lt (40% new – 60% 2nd and 3rd fill*)
Ageing: At least 12 months in the bottle before release RAPSANI RESERVE is a wine with great ageing potential evolving the depth of its character.