Production Area: The higher hills around Chieti on the eastern side of central Italy.
Grapes: Montepulciano and Sangiovese (not more than 15%).
Colour: Deep ruby red with violet hints turning lighter with ageing.
Bouquet: Vinous and intense with hints of spices.
Taste: Pleasantly dry, sapid, and slightly tannic.
Service: At room temperature, opening the bottle 1 hour before serving
Food Suggestions: Perfect with roasted meats and mature cheese.