Wine Serafini & Vidotto, "Il Rosso dell'Abazia", 2007, wooden box, 5 L
Wine iridescent ruby color with garnet highlights.
The wine has a pleasant, enveloping flavor, featuring rounded tannins, a harmonious combination of notes of red fruit and spicy spices.
Complex and interesting flavor of the wine is made up of shades of dried red plums, black cherries, currants and candied citrus fruits, supplemented with herbal nuances.
Wine is perfect for red meat and game, for example, juicy venison sauce.
Wine "Il Rosso del Abatsiio" is the first wine farm Serafini e Vidotto. Its name (in translation from the Italian language - "Red wine Abbey") it must monastery, located on the territory of which the estate. Wine Il Rosso dell'Abazia released in 1988. Vintage 2007 is made from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Merlot. Vineyards are the southern and south-eastern exposure and are located at an altitude of 100-150 meters above sea level on the mountain, rocky soil. The average age of the vines - from 10 to 35 years. Each grape variety is fermented separately in stainless steel tanks and oak barrels. After that, the wine is assembled and aged in oak barrels from 20 to 24 months, and then from 10 to 12 months - in bottles. Before use is recommended to pour the wine into the decanter and let him get enough oxygen for two hours.
In the XI century near the small Italian town of Nervesa della Battaglia was founded by Benedictine monastery Abazia di Nervesa, monks are engaged in viticulture and winemaking. The winery was very large and development. Existed before the beginning of the XX century, it was destroyed in 1918 during the First World War. In 1986, two friends - Francesco Serafini and Antonello Vidotto - decided to revive the ancient monastery winery. They are not just the best varieties of grapes planted, using the best farming methods. Finding old documents and maps, Serafini and Vidotto began to recreate the landscape, which was in those days. This affected not only architecture, but also vineyards.
Company Serafini e Vidotto tries to revive the genetic heritage, engaging in the development and selection of local vines. This long and complex process is still ongoing. Farm owners are very careful to the nature and use only organic methods of winemaking. The grapes are harvested by hand and carefully sorted. The main objective of Serafini and save Vidotto believe, express and communicate the specifics of this ancient land with the help of the unique nature of their wines.