Colli d’Imola (BO) – Romagna
50% Merlot, 38% Cabernet Franc, 12% Petit Verdot
Land Features and Planting
The vineyards are 13 years old, with a density of 5,500 plants per hectare.
The yield per hectare is 65 quintals
Controlled temperature maceration, in years favorable post-fermentation maceration on the skins.
Denomination and vintage
Colli d’Imola Rosso PDO
Harvest and Refinement Period
Harvest in the month of September
Vinified in steel tanks.
Aging in steel tanks and 500 liter oak barrels for at least 18 months. In bottle for another 18 months.
Service Format and Temperature
Best served at 16 ° C
DECANTER WINE WORLD AWARD 2012
MERANO WINE FESTIVAL 2012-2013
VINO DEL TRIBUNO
certificate of great merit 2012-2014-2016-2017
GUIDA AIS EMILIA ROMAGNA DA BERE
2017-2018 6 berries with mention of excellence
Dracone - Colli d'Imola Rosso DOP
Dracone is produced by the harvest of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot grapes, which are usually performed through the month of September.
The grapes are exclusively grown into the vineyards of the property “Palazzona di Maggio”, into the DOC Colli di Imola region.
The making involves a temperature-controlled fermentation.
Moreover, a post-fermentation skin maceration is performed in the best vintages.
The maturation takes place for at least 18 months, part into stainless steel containers and a about 25% quote into tonneaux oak barrels (500 Lt).
Tasting notes and food pairing - Colli d'Imola Rosso DOP
Color: dark ruby red.
Aromas: complex aromas of red fruit jam with hints of plum, currant, dry tobacco and black pepper.
Taste: ripe and rounded, with a great balance and a long final. Presence of noticeably soft tannins.
Pairing: Pasta with bush meat, roasted meet, beef barbequed. Aged cheese like Parmigiano Reggiano o Pecorino.