This family name identifies the uncompromising care in the vineyard and cellar technology. Optimum harmony between growth and harvest, only a fully ripe harvest and balanced maturity are the requirements here. Amistar is a philosophy - it begins in the vineyard and matures in the enjoyment of a glass.
Vine variety: 30 % Lagrein, 30 % Merlot, 30 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 5 % Cabernet Franc, 5 % Petit Verdot => this selection is a choice of the best batch or edition of a vintage of the red cuvee respectively.
Description: This Edizione Rossa is a red wine cuvèe which is unequalled because of its selection the best barriques after about two year storage and then a further year of maturity in barriques. It is a creation which deliberately breaks the ranks. Its complexity in aroma and palette, and in particular its strength and versatility, make this Amistar Edizione especially interesting for discerning moments.
Position: Grapes several locations.
Land: The land goes loam to deep porphyry.
Harvest: Various harvest times between the end of September and the beginning to middle of October (= dried grape harvest) because of the different locations. The Amistar concept requires a minimum of 19.0° KLM. Yield: Approx. 50hl/ha. Development: Mechanical removal of the stems, traditional mash fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature. Juice extraction of about 30 % in order to obtain an extreme ratio between juice and skins. That is, more skins and much less must in order to guarantee an ideal maceration or extraction respectively for the Amistar concept. When fermentation is completed the wine is extracted the marc, all batches of each variety are then assembled in the available quantity parts of the vintage and then stored in barrique casks for biological acid degradation for a good 2 years.
Serving temperature: 18 °C recommendation > decanting.
Food recommendation: This red wine cuvèe is suitable for discerning dishes such as Fiorentina, to pork, etc. We also recommend trying Amistar Edizione with special dark chocolate (e.g. von Gobino Piemont - Amarissimi 60 % cocoa with cocoa chips Ghana, Ecuador Arriba) . A combination worth trying is with cigars > possibly COHIBA~Esplendidos-Churchill .
Allergic-Info: This wine can contain sulfites