Its name derives from the early ripening. The origin of him is uncertain, while his arrival in Italy is due to the Benedictines, who introduced him in the seventeenth century.
Terre di Chieti IGP
After destemming, maceration in stainless steel vats for 15-20 days and soft crushing in inert enviroment at 0.7 bar. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at temperature 24 – 26 °C.
Part for the wine ages in fine American and French barriques.
Organoleptic evaluation and food pairing
Purple-red ruby with great depth. Dense bouquet of wild berries, blackberry and plum, with subtle floral notes. Imposing, elegant, austere, supported by smooth tannins and a vibrant vein-mineral acid.
Opulent fruit. Ideal for roasts, game, strongly flavoured dishes and mature cheese.