Solenero is a symbology that describes a solar eclipse, in these rare events the solar rays, in these rare events the solar rays, obstructed by the presence of the moon, no longer heat us; in the same circumstances, red wine, when served cold, does not it warms us more, rather it refreshes us, from this similarity red, from this similarity comes the name for our only red wine that can be served cold.
Classification: CALABRIA I.G.P.
Bottles Produced: 30,000
Territory: the origin of the grapes is purely hilly, a particularly hilly territory, a particularly suitable territory, located south of Cosenza at the confluence of the two rivers Crati and Busento;
Grapes: a balanced combination of Magliocco and Merlot;
Cultivation method: traditionally with sapling, average yield deliberately reduced to traditionally sapling, average yield deliberately reduced to 80 quintals of grapes per hectare;
Harvest period: from the end of September to mid-October;
Vinification: destemming and soft pressing of the grapes, subsequent but fundamental cryomaceration, or at very low temperatures, such as to be able to extract and separate the cryomaceration, or at very low temperatures, such as to be able to extract and separate the tannins in order to enhance the true aromas and the softer polyphenolic components; tannins in order to enhance the verietal aromas and softer polyphenolic components;
Fermentation: exclusively in steel with constant temperature control;
Aging: first in steel for six months, then in the bottle for a period necessary to make it softer and rounder on the palate;