70 quintals/hectare, obtained by a thorough selection of the grapes collected in small boxes.
IN THE VINEYARD:
On the castle's grounds ancient sea sediments are found, very much. In line with the needs of this grape varietal. The vineyards are planted on chalky lime classified among the "white soils", perfect for Grignolino grape, whose growing has always being a challenge for the winemakers due to its delicacy.
WINE MAKING AND AGING:
Alcoholic fermentation in cement vats at controlled temperature for the best extraction of aromas. Finishing on the lees for abt 8 months.
ColorLight ruby, with typical orange shades and watery rim.
AromaComplex with floral notes of violet , roses and sweet spices.
Taste profiledry, balanced, with pretty long persistence.
Il Ruvo,a Monferrato typical wine is one of the very few produced with 100% Grignolino, an old native vine variety with very typical small grapes.
It has a unique light red color, sometimes with pomegranate shades.
It is considered a good alternative to the most prestigious rosé and white wines.
To be served at 17 – 18°C.
It can be a lovely match with "hors d'oeuvres", cold cuts, blue-fish and white meats . Its peculiarities make it as the perfect choice for the pairing with the flavors and aromas of the Mediterranean and Asian cuisine based on raw fish and aromatic herbs.
Served at 13°C is an excellent "starter" to introduce an important dinner.