Colour Intense ruby-red colour with purple hues that highlight its youth, medium consistency.
Aroma After brief aeration it opens with all the integrity of its fruit in an inviting suggestions of red fruit, plum, cherry and wild berry, followed by spicier hints of cloves, pepper and liquorice root, and finally a more elegant note of cocoa butter.
Flavour A lively attack due to the freshness of this wine. Fine tannic weave gives it structure, ending with a pleasant aromatic persistence. It should be drunk immediately but may evolve for a few more years.
- Antipasti and pasta or rice dishes made with medium-aged cured meats.
- Lasagne alla bolognese.
- Lightly seasoned red meat like stews and roasts, and also lamb.
Serve at 18 °C (64.4 °F).