Deep, intense ruby colour with slight purple tinges. The bouquet is full and concentrated, dominated by notes of ripe red berry fruit, giving way to agreeably spicy hints.
The mouth warm, pervasive and balanced, with elegant tannins, pleasingly fresh on the palate, with an appetizing finish.
Manual harvest with cluster selection. Temperature-controlled fermentation in steel of the whole blend at 26-28 °C for approximately a week. It is then macerated on the skins for around 10 days.
Soft pressing and selection of different must fractions. After alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel, the wine was transferred to French barrels for 12 months. Maturation in the bottle for 4 months before being made available for sale
Aging Potential: '+10 years
Aging: 6 months French barrels and 4 months bottle
Appellation: Biferno Rosso DOC
Bottle size: 0.75
Grape: Montepulciano 80%, Aglianico 20%
Pairing: Barbecued or stewed red meats, game, venison, well-aged cheeses.
Production: 15,000 bottles
Serve: 18 °C
Type of wine: Red
From an altitude of 150 metres, overlooking the sun-kissed coastline and across the Adriatic Sea to the Tremiti Islands – this is where we find Tenimenti Grieco’s vineyards and cellar. This dynamic, innovative winery takes full advantage of the terroir’s outstanding potential for top-quality wine production.Find out more
Quality with solid roots
Tenimenti Grieco is a perfect example of commitment and passion for viticulture. In every single one of their vineyards, they have carefully investigated soil characteristics, exposure and microclimate to find the most suitable varieties, rootstocks and clones.