Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon 50%, Cabernet Franc–Merlot–Lagrein for the remainder 50%.
Vineyard situation: On the Faedo fan in the cadastral municipality of San Michele , in the locality of Paradisot at 250 m. above the sea level. with south-south / west exposure; somewhat windy position due to the influence of the “Ora” del Garda (wind that originates from the nearby large lake).
Training system: “pergoletta trentina aperta” with a density of 8000 plants per hectare.
Soil: as regards geomorphological, Faedo is located between the Permian formation of the porphyritic platform and the Werfenian deposits of sandstones, siltstones, marls, limestones and dolomite. The soil is changeable in the depth from 30 to 100 cm, it is muddy-calcareous type and rests on marly conglomerate.
Hectare production: 60-80 q.li
Life of wine: 10 – 20 years and more.
Type of bottle: Bordeaux bottle in cartons of 6 bottles. Magnum of 1,5 lt, Jeroboam of 3 lt, Mathusalem of 6 lt.
The wine displays a deep garnet red color with tinges of dark violet in its youth. The bouquet is clean and complex with hints recalling wild berries, black currants, raspberries, blackberries and ripe, red fruits, such as cherries and plums. On the palate is elegant, dry, rich and balanced. A sweetness reminiscent of licorice is offset by a mild level of tannin.
fermentation in wooden vats, aging in new oak barrels for about a year and aging in the bottle for 12 months before release.