Rosso d’Altarocca

Red Wine - Merlot Umbria IGT

Variety of grapes



Plant spacing: 2.70 x 0.90
Training system: spurred cordon
Year Planted: 2000


Predominantly volcanic, sedimentary, clayish
Altitude: 300 m


Hand-picked, during the first half of September


Grapes: 60 q/ha – Wine: 40 hl/ha


Maceration with traditional contact with grape skins for 10-12 days. First extraction with the removal of a part of the must and continuous pumping until the end of the alcoholic fermentation, that occurs at a controlled temperature with selected yeasts.


2-3 months stainless steel tanks
14 months in barrels and new French oak casks
10-12 months in bottles

Organoleptic characteristics

Bright, deep ruby red color, with a firm and decisively full bouquet, enhanced by notes of blackberries and plums. The taste is smooth and harmonious, with good alcohol content, lasting persistence, and a pleasant, fruity return.

Producer recommendations

Ideal with first courses of meat dishes, braised and stewed meats, aged cheese and game.
To be served at 16-18° C.