CLASSIFICATION. Dry Red Wine I.G.T..
GRAPES. Corvina Veronese, Rondinella, Merlot.
PRODUCTION PROCESS. Gioan is the wine makers interpretation and expressed passion for the unique winemaking method called “appassimento”. By this method the grapes are left to dry out slowly for 2 - 3 months, decreasing their weight by 25 - 40%, and enhancing the concentration and the sweet aromas in the wine. This wine is obtained from partially dried Corvina, Rondinella and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. After racking, the wine matures for an additional 12 months in oak barrels.
TOTAL ALCOHOL CONTENT. 14,5%.
TOTAL ACIDITY, IN TARTARIC ACID. 5.8 grams per liter.
SHELF LIFE. If the wine is stored properly at a constant temperature around 15 - 18 °C, in horizontal position in absence of light. It will maintain and keep for 4 to 7 years.
COLOR. Intense ruby purple.
NOSE. Spicy of plum and cherry and a hint of raspberry.
TASTE. The complex aromas range from vanilla, spiciness to fruit flavours such as blackberries and plums.
SERVE. At least an hour before and serve in large deep glasses.
FOOD MATCHING. Excellent most types of red meat, both grilled and braised, as well as with a good aged cheese.