Princeps - Castello delle Regine
The Princeps comes from a selection of Cabernet Sauvignon (60%), Sangiovese (20%) and Merlot (20%) vinified separately. After malolactic fermentation, the wine is aged in French oak barrels for twelve months and ages in bottle for more than twenty four months. Ruby color concentrated, with hints of black cherry and cherry with final evolution of licorice and tobacco. The palate is warm, silky and right softness. Serving temperature: 18 ° C PRODUCTION AREA The vineyards are trained in a wide hilly area that stretches between Amelia and Narni from 150 to 280 meters above sea level. The Princeps comes from a careful selection of Cabernet Sauvignon grapes in vineyards of 12 and 15 years. with yields of 40-50 q. them per hectare. The structure of the soil is clayey and sandy alternating with mixed structures with areas that enjoy special microclimate. HARVEST Dall 'last week of September through October, with manual harvesting. FERMENTATION AGEING After careful selection of grapes and a careful control of the pressing phase is followed by a slow fermentation at a conditioning temperature with daily plunging for 14-20 days. Aged in Allier barrels and then in bottles for more than 24 months.