Production area"Mazzolano Vine", Imola
AppellationColli d'Imola DOC Rosso
Grape variety50% Merlot
50% Cabernet
Altitude160 m. a.s.l.
Soil profileClasy, sand, pebbles
Traning systemSpurren cordon and G.D.C: (geneve Double Curtain)
Vineyard density4.500 plants per hectare
Year of plantation1989
Yield per vine1.6 kg
Harvest periodLate august (Merlot) - late september (Cabernet)
Vinification14 days maceration at 28°-30°, followed by malolaptic fermentation
Maturation6 months in second passage, medium toasted Allier barriques. Bottled without any filtrtaion
Malolactic fermentationYes
Average annual production7.000 bottles
AppearanceDeep ruby red
BouquetFruity, red, ripe, combined with sweet spicy cinnamon
PalateGreat personality, elegance and balsamic notes of mint and bitter cocoa
Serving suggestionGame, seasoned cheeses and mushrooms


2015Due Bicchieri Rossi —Vini d’Italia Gambero Rosso
Guida Oro Veronelli
3 Tralci
Guida Vitae AIS
20105 Grappoli
Duemilavini AIS
20095 Grappoli
Duemilavini AIS
200890 Points
Wine Spectator
5 Grappoli
Duemilavini AIS
20075 Grappoli
Duemilavini AIS
20065 Grappoli
Duemilavini AIS
20055 Grappoli
Duemilavini AIS
20045 Grappoli
Duemilavini AIS
2003Due Bicchieri Rossi —Vini d’Italia Gambero Rosso
5 Grappoli
Duemilavini AIS
20025 Grappoli
Duemilavini AIS
20004 Grappoli—Duemiliavini— Associazione Italiana Sommelier
19994 Grappoli—Duemiliavini— Associazione Italiana Sommelier
1997Tre Bicchieri — Vini d’Italia Gambero Rosso